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by Robbie O'Brien
Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - crack repair using tuning machines
Replies: 2
Views: 224

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - crack repair using tuning machines

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I offer a tip for using tuning machines to do a crack repair. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube. Don't forget to subscribe to my chan...
by Robbie O'Brien
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Sanding Bars
Replies: 0
Views: 620

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Sanding Bars

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I show some of the many uses for sanding bars. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube. Don't forget to subscribe to my channel if you want...
by Robbie O'Brien
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Reaching inside the guitar
Replies: 0
Views: 881

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Reaching inside the guitar

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I offer a tip for gaining access to hard to reach places inside a guitar during repair work. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube. Don't...
by Robbie O'Brien
Mon May 18, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - beveling classical guitar bridge ends
Replies: 3
Views: 1156

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - beveling classical guitar bridge ends

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I talk about how to precisely bevel the wings of a classical guitar bridge. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube. Don't forget to subscr...
by Robbie O'Brien
Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Royal lac - Post cat
Replies: 0
Views: 1612

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Royal lac - Post cat

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I talk about post catalyzed finishes. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube. Don't forget to subscribe to my channel if you want to get t...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Installing kerfing without
Replies: 3
Views: 2067

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Installing kerfing without

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I talk about how to install reverse kerfing without breaking it. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube. Don't forget to subscribe to my c...
by Robbie O'Brien
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Truss rods - Spray Equipment
Replies: 0
Views: 4876

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Truss rods - Spray Equipment

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I talk about spray equipment. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube. Don't forget to subscribe to my channel if you want to get the lates...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Truss rods - Testing before
Replies: 0
Views: 5307

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Truss rods - Testing before

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I answer a viewer's question about truss rods. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube. Don't forget to subscribe to my channel if you want...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - LED lighting
Replies: 0
Views: 5435

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - LED lighting

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I explain why I like LED lighting. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube. Don't forget to subscribe to my channel if you want to get the ...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Fretboard compound radius
Replies: 2
Views: 3349

Re: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Fretboard compound radius

Thank you and to you and yours as well. All the best in 2020
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Fretboard compound radius
Replies: 2
Views: 3349

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Fretboard compound radius

Here is the first Luthier Tips du Jour video of 2020. - In this video I explain how to put a compound radius on a fretboard. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube. Don't forget to subscribe to my chan...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Dec 17, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video-What is torrefied wood?
Replies: 1
Views: 2027

New Luthier Tips du Jour video-What is torrefied wood?

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I explain what torrefied wood is and how it is produced. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube. Don't forget to subscribe to my channel i...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - How wood is processed
Replies: 1
Views: 1300

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - How wood is processed

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I show how wood is processed. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube. Don't forget to subscribe to my channel if you want to get the lates...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Cool machines
Replies: 3
Views: 1832

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Cool machines

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I show some really cool machines that every luthier would love to have in their shops.
This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube.

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by Robbie O'Brien
Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - How to process bone
Replies: 5
Views: 2392

Re: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - How to process bone

Good one Robbie. But I am concerned that you are filmed with the 2016 GAL calendar hanging on the wall behind you. Are you sure we are getting the LATEST information here? This video was filmed in 2016 and only released yesterday. I have a several year long queue of videos ready to go and release o...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Oct 15, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - How to process bone
Replies: 5
Views: 2392

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - How to process bone

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video Heidi Litke of Red Sands Ukuleles shows us how to process bone to make nuts and saddles. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube. xmML9dz37...
by Robbie O'Brien
Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Go bar base idea
Replies: 0
Views: 5311

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Go bar base idea

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I show a go bar base idea that I saw in Heidi Litke's shop in Prince Edward, Island.
This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube.

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by Robbie O'Brien
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Rosette installation
Replies: 5
Views: 2755

Re: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Rosette installation

Definitely a lack of structural integrity and I would say it is in the top. I have made a guitar out of cardboard back and sides and the top has not buckled.
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by Robbie O'Brien
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Rosette installation
Replies: 5
Views: 2755

Re: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Rosette installation

Glad you found the video useful. Some folks do use the drill press cutter but things can go wrong real fast. I have had tearout using that method in the past. The tool spinning around can also be intimidating.
by Robbie O'Brien
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Rosette installation
Replies: 5
Views: 2755

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Rosette installation

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I show how to use the LMI rotary plunge tool assembly to install a rosette.
This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube.

youtu.be/61_Hgvom6Ms
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video-How to laminate sides
Replies: 0
Views: 5604

New Luthier Tips du Jour video-How to laminate sides

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video Canadian luthier, Behrad Ng, explains what he uses to laminate sides.
This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube.


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by Robbie O'Brien
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Repairing a ding
Replies: 0
Views: 5243

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Repairing a ding

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I show how to repair a ding in a guitar finish.
This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on youtube.

youtu.be/oCc-rK6REmg
by Robbie O'Brien
Mon May 20, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video-How tuning machines are made
Replies: 1
Views: 1372

New Luthier Tips du Jour video-How tuning machines are made

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I visit VS Tuners in Brazil and show how custom high end tuners are made. Click on the CC option for subtitles. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website o...
by Robbie O'Brien
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Sharpening convex planes
Replies: 0
Views: 5150

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Sharpening convex planes

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I visit Brazilian luthier, João Cassias, in his shop and he shows how he sharpens convex plane blades. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or on yout...