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1966 Sunburst Fender Telecaster Refinish (consignment) No Longer Availalble

1966 Sunburst Fender Telecaster Refinish (consignment) No Longer Availalble

The original Twelfth Fret offered custom lacquer refinishing, and this 1966 Sunburst Fender Telecaster was refinished in our shop in the late 1970’s.

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Godin Seagull with Sound Port Modification

Here’s a Godin Seagull with Sound Port modification that increases, for the player, their volume and tone experience of the guitar.

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Beaver Creek 4 Course Tiple Conversion

Beaver Creek 4 Course Tiple Conversion

Here is an interesting Beaver Creek 4 Course Tiple Conversion. Sometimes, players need instruments in forms that aren’t readily available, custom builds are out of the question, and so we have to find a way to meet the need.

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Electric Bass Partial Fretless Conversion

Electric Bass Partial Fretless Conversion

From time to time, our repair shop is asked to do something a little out of the ordinary.

Converting an electric bass to fretless is pretty standard, but what isn’t so standard is just converting part of the fingerboard to fretless, with frets at either end.

Here are a few images of a conversion performed in The Twelfth Fret’s Repair Shop by Dave Hill.

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Double Neck Electric Sitar : David Hill & Brady Milloy

Double Neck Electric Sitar : David Hill & Brady Milloy

From the archives of our old site – “We need a sitar … a double neck actually … with humbucking pickups … and a Floyd Rose bridge … and it all has to function properly. We need some mock-up renderings by tomorrow and the finished product completed in the next couple of weeks.”

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The Twelfth Fret Repair Shop: Setting up a Strat Trem Part 2

The Twelfth Fret Repair Shop: Setting up a Strat Trem Part 2

Today we’re going back to The Twelfth Fret Repair Shop and continue our look at setting up a Strat Trem. Here we will upgrade the tuning machines and clean up the bridge and nut.

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