Guitar Repair #48 - Setup - Fornica Model 16 - Classical

This guitar was fixed with steel strings. Had to change it to the correct nylon strings.

Guitar Repair #47 - Bridge Reglue/New Saddle - 2005 Juan Hernandez - Contrabass

Contrabass guitar. It is tuned an octave lower than standard classical (prime).

Carbon fiber rod reinforcement.

5 fan braces

The thick strings with much higher tension, usually
caused the bridge to lift. Common repair for contrabasses.

Much clean up needs done

...cleaned to the raw

Bridge is custom radiused to that of soundboard

Indexing with masking tape

The first time I glued a bridge was on my Paulownia guitar.
This is my first bridge re-glue repair commision,
of many many more to come.