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Fret Setting Caul

| August 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

A fret setting caul helps to distribute the force across the entire fret while hammering it into the board, and reduces the likelihood of marring the fret board with a miss from the hammer. It’s made from scrap wood, and custom built for the radius that it will be used for. A set or a single caul can easily be made from the video and the directions on the website.


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Carlos Santana All Access with Paul Reed Smith

| July 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Carlos Santana talks with PRS guitar founder, Paul Reed Smith and explores what to look for in a new guitar. He says the best guitars serve your creativity—they feel comfortable (not fussy), like an old t-shirt so a musician can focus on playing from the heart. Carlos salutes Paul for his mastery in guitar making, expressing that because PRS guitars are so solidly built, musicians who play them can draw forth the song from inside themselves with ease.


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Ray Beattie Guitars, Montagne Noire, Head-stock veneer, Part 2

| July 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Mahogany Neck, with Ebony and Flamed Maple head-plate design and make process, 2009


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