If you are looking at buying a vintage guitar, one you really like, but it has a few issues, many of those can be repaired. Here you may find some common issues that may be able to be resolved, some take a little time and money and some may take both.
You may be looking at this information because you are thinking of purchasing a vintage guitar or you may be thinking of restoring vintage guitars. Either way it’s very satisfying to bring an older but decent guitar back to life.
As well you can also check out my articles on what to look for in a vintage guitar.
5 Steps To Fixing A Bowed Guitar Top
A common problem with older guitar tops, that I see on a regular basis, is the top bows up, and normally that occurs behind the bridge. Most times this results in the bridge lifting as well. With a little patience you can repair a bowed top without major surgery…