Guitar Repair

Sarah’s Hondo

I love cheap guitars. They’re unassuming, unpretentious, unintimidating. When you work them on their own terms, they can often surprise you, and then they let you in… Sarah rescued this old Hondo just before it landed in the dumpster. A free LP copy is hard to pass up, regardless of condition. She managed to get

Restoring Guitars: 1973 Telecaster

Restoring Guitars: 1973 Telecaster

I love musical instruments. I love the sound, the smell, the feel, the vibration, the history, the whole idea that music can be hidden in a chunk of wood and that with a bit of human and electronic intervention, the whole things becomes magical. In the beginning… I acquired a 1973 Telecaster Custom in pretty