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Twelfth Fret Repair Shop Broken Headstock Fix

Twelfth Fret Repair Shop Broken Headstock Fix

One of the surprisingly common events that brings instruments to The Twelfth Fret Repair Shop is a broken headstock.

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2008 Roger Stuckless SCE Nylon Crossover (consignment) SOLD

2008 Roger Stuckless SCE Nylon Crossover (consignment)  SOLD

Roger Stuckless builds exceptionally high quality instruments to custom order. He is well known for his high level of craftsmanship and creativity. This Roger Stuckless SCE model was built in 2008 and is in near mint condition.

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1969 Manuel Velazquez Classical Guitar (consignment) SOLD

1969 Manuel Velazquez Classical Guitar (consignment) SOLD

Manuel Velazquez has been near the top of North American classical guitar builders for decades. This Ano 1969 Manuel Velazquez Classical guitar was built in 1969, after Velazquez’ 1966 return to the US. At this point, he was working alone and building 10 to 15 instruments per year.

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2010 Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar NO LONGER AVAILABLE

2010 Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar NO LONGER AVAILABLE

From his shop in Chelsea, Quebec, Sergei de Jonge comes up with some innovative designs, and excecutes them flawlessly. This 2010 Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar features a lattice braced, combination spruce and cedar top with Indian Rosewood for the back, sides and headplate, mahogany for the neck, and ebony for the fingerboard and bridge.

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1993 Oskar Graf Classical (consignment) SOLD

1993 Oskar Graf Classical (consignment)  SOLD

Oskar Graf has been building fine quality guitars since 1970, and works near Clarendon, Ontario. In his small shop he has produced many excellent instruments, focusing mainly on guitars.

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1992 Ramirez SP Classical Guitar SOLD

1992 Ramirez SP Classical Guitar   SOLD

For a brief period in the early 1990s, Ramirez Guitars offered a model called the Ramirez SP (Semi-Professional). In the early 1990s I received several of these SP guitars: fitted with simple Estudio labels but marked with the letters SP. They were clearly FAR superior to any Estudio guitar and the woods and interior bracing suggest that they were a variation on the 1a Professional Especial model.

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