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by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Scratch repair
Replies: 0
Views: 63

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Scratch repair

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I show one way of repairing scratches in a 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.


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by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Leveling rosettes
Replies: 1
Views: 244

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Leveling rosettes

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I show a few ways to level low spots in rosettes during the installation and finishing stages. 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. Ghgs...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video-Cutting the fretboard length
Replies: 0
Views: 418

New Luthier Tips du Jour video-Cutting the fretboard length

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I show one way of cutting the fretboard to the correct length. 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. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xufZ...
by Robbie O'Brien
Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Mitered purflings
Replies: 3
Views: 392

Re: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Mitered purflings

Thanks folks. Actually I already have a video course that will show you how to sharpen your chisels and other tools used in lutherie.
https://obrienguitars.com/courses/sharpening
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Mitered purflings
Replies: 3
Views: 392

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Mitered purflings

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I show one way of doing mitered purflings. 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 Sep 10, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Jack the Gripper
Replies: 0
Views: 497

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Jack the Gripper

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I show a great tool for tightening jacks on your guitar. 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 Aug 20, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Zpoxy pore fill
Replies: 0
Views: 519

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Zpoxy pore fill

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I offer information on how to use Zpoxy as a pore fill. 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 Jul 30, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - tape removal
Replies: 1
Views: 384

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - tape removal

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I offer information on how to remove tape from a masked fretboard without damaging the 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. http...
by Robbie O'Brien
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Measuring brace height
Replies: 2
Views: 579

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Measuring brace height

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I offer information on how to use the LMI string height gauge to measure brace height. 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. http://www.y...
by Robbie O'Brien
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - CA glue
Replies: 0
Views: 771

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - CA glue

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I offer information on CA glue shelf life as well as some other tips on its use. 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. http://www.youtube...
by Robbie O'Brien
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Laminating sides
Replies: 3
Views: 846

Re: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Laminating sides

I do not see why the hand pump method couldn't be used with the LMI bridge clamp. I have never tried it though.
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Laminating sides
Replies: 3
Views: 846

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Laminating sides

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I show how to laminate sides without an electric vacuum pump. 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. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_iKG9...
by Robbie O'Brien
Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Crackle finish
Replies: 1
Views: 605

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Crackle finish

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I talk with Brazilian luthier, Marcio Zaganin about how to achieve a crackle type finish on an electric guitar. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's website or...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - DIY Humidifier
Replies: 0
Views: 953

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - DIY Humidifier

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I show how to make your own humidifier. 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
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Rocklite
Replies: 0
Views: 971

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Rocklite

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I show the rosewood substitute known as Rocklite. 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
Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Bone shims
Replies: 0
Views: 923

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Bone shims

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I offer a viewer advice on how to make minor adjustments to nuts and saddles using bone shims. 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. http...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Bending a cutaway side
Replies: 0
Views: 967

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Bending a cutaway side

Here is my first Luthier Tips du Jour video of 2018 - In this video I offer a viewer advice on how to successfully bend a cutaway side. 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. http://www.youtube.com/wa...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Luthier tips du jour - Inlay tool tip
Replies: 6
Views: 1320

Luthier tips du jour - Inlay tool tip

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I offer a viewer a tip about how not to break bits when doing inlay 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. http://www.youtube.com/wa...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - wax
Replies: 0
Views: 993

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - wax

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I answer a viewer's question about using wax for easy glue clean up. 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. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Arm bevels
Replies: 0
Views: 1091

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Arm bevels

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I answer a viewer's question about the size of the block used for an arm bevel. 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. http://www.youtube....
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Torrefied wood
Replies: 0
Views: 1133

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Torrefied wood

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I speak with mandolin builder, Geoff Burghardt of iii mandolins, about torrefied wood. 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. http://www.y...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Fixing small dents
Replies: 0
Views: 1133

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Fixing small dents

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I show how to fix small dents.
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
Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - CITES and rosewood
Replies: 0
Views: 1206

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - CITES and rosewood

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I try and shed some light on the CITES restrictions.
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 Jul 31, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Showroom shine
Replies: 1
Views: 967

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Showroom shine

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video - In this video I show how to get that showroom shine after buffing your instrument on a buffing wheel. 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. http://www....