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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: 124

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: 386

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: 528

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...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Classical guitar action too
Replies: 0
Views: 579

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Classical guitar action too

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I show how to fix action on a classical guitar that is too high but there is not enough saddle exposed to allow it. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website, http://www.obrienguitars.com/videos , LMI's websi...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:03 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Holding the guitar
Replies: 1
Views: 531

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Holding the guitar

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I show a simple tip for holding the guitar while doing finish 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.
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by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - LMI Bridge Drill jig
Replies: 0
Views: 614

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - LMI Bridge Drill jig

Here is the latest Luthier Tips du Jour video. - In this video I show how to drill six bridge holes in a straight line using the LMI Bridge Drill Jig. This is the old version of this jig. They now have a new and improved version. This video as well as all my other videos are available via my website...
by Robbie O'Brien
Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Back crack repair
Replies: 0
Views: 754

New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Back crack repair

Here is the first Luthier Tips du Jour video of 2019 - In this video I show how to repair a back crack. 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 Dec 11, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: New Luthier Tips du Jour video - Scratch repair
Replies: 0
Views: 837

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: 937

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: 896

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: 880

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: 880

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.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOao7mDOtRQ&t
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: 911

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: 908

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: 729

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: 1058

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: 1181

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: 1429

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: 1429

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: 908

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: 1364

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: 1377

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: 1360

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: 1367

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: 2058

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...