As a Cleveland-based luthier, I see a wide range of instruments needing everything from a basic setup, to minor repairs and involved restoration. Chad Hoffman’s Gibson J-45 presented an unusual challenge. Damaged at a gig, it required 34″ of crack repair. Here’s how it was done.
- Harmony Monterey Archtop Crack Repair x 5
- Martin OM crack repair using winch clamps & button cleats.