Martin guitar restoration 1934 000-28
This is a story about a pre war martin guitar repair.
The peg head on this old Martin guitar had broken off once upon a time and been lost. In desperation the owner decided to try their hand at fabricating a peg head of some kind to get the old martin guitar repaired and playing once again. Well they were able to fabricate a make shift peg head, and it got them by for a while but eventually they decided to get the old martin guitar repaired and that is how this beautiful old guitar ended up at my guitar repair shop.
The guitar had a refinish job with a very thick finish, probably a poly of some sort. The finish had cracked in several places. Dark lines were left on the top as a result of the cracks, so this finish was removed carefully and the neck was carefully replaced. Read more