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by Ian Petersen
Tue Aug 04, 2020 4:50 am
Forum: String Instrument Repair: Practical and Political Issues
Topic: This got me mad!
Replies: 16
Views: 6414

Re: This got me mad!

How dares he call himself a luthier I beg to differ ... As far as I know anyone can call themselves a luthier if they feel so inclined. I believe Germany was the last place where the title required accredition, but I don't think it's longer a requirement even there. The guy builds guitars – ergo he...
by Ian Petersen
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Thank You Alan!! (Ultimate Scrapers)
Replies: 15
Views: 9257

Re: Thank You Alan!! (Ultimate Scrapers)

John Clifford wrote:Is there an effective way to sharpen these without using a bench grinder?
An ice skate sharpener works quite well - like this:

by Ian Petersen
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Steinberger gearless tuners
Replies: 4
Views: 3434

Re: Steinberger gearless tuners

Has anyone here used these on a guitar with a regular peghead? I've used them on a guitar with standardish strat style headstock.They work fine although there's little advantage over standard locking tuners other than looking a bit different. I seem to remember there were some quality issues with t...