Tag: DIY Workshop

DIY Workshop: Greco Goldtop Conversion Part Seven

With the gold lacquer sprayed, it’s time for top coats and polishing up – but first we need to take care of the binding and start relicing some parts.

DIY Workshop: Martin Guitar Kit Part Eight

We took advantage of the summer weather to finally bring our acoustic build project to a close. Huw Price applies the finishing touches…

DIY Workshop: Martin Guitar Kit Part Seven

With everything glued together, it’s time for our acoustic kit to go under the spray gun. Huw Price searches for some shade…

DIY Workshop: Martin Guitar Kit Build Part Six

The neck of our self-assembled Martin Guitar Kit is ready to be finished and glued onto the body. Huw Price rocks the joint…

DIY Workshop: Goldtop Conversion Part Six

Having finally got our Goldtop project playing, we now have to strip it all down once again for lacquering.

DIY Workshop: Martin Guitar Kit Build Part Five

She’s going to be a beauty. But there are still a few steps until we’re strumming away. Huw Price is bound up in dots and slots as he continues work on our Martin guitar kit…

Fix Your Guitar: Our 10-step Survival Guide

Step this way as Huw Price shows you how to perform all kinds of routine repairs that’ll make a trip to the luthier a thing of the past…

DIY Workshop: Fender Tweed Pro Restoration

It was listed as a mystery 50s Fender amp, but what turned out to be a 1951 Pro needed a lot of TLC.

DIY Workshop: Martin Kit Build Part Four

At last, the time has come to finish making the body of our acoustic guitar kit. However, things are rarely as straightforward as we hope. Huw Price gets there eventually…

DIY Workshop: Goldtop Conversion Part Five

This month we’ll be getting our Goldtop conversion fully playable, but first a lot of routing, gluing, filing, drilling and measuring needs to be done. Huw Price struggles with his zip forstner…
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