Martin guitar restoration 1943 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 his hand at fabricating a peg head of some kind to get the old guitar 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 this guitar repaired.
This old martin had a refinish job done 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 of the guitar as a result of the cracks, so this finish was removed carefully and the neck was carefully removed and replaced with one we fabricated to match the original neck. Read more