WORK PAGE
Aaron's Silver Bell #1 Tenor
2016


Repair to play

Level board - Refret
Rebind-Side markers
Buff/Polish and clean/wax all woodwork
""   "" All hardware
Lube tuners
Setup on Remo Renaissance head
DR strings
CGDA tuning






Upgrades already done on insert into rim



Mute is functional
Neck angle back plate is missing, I will form one






Divoting in 1-4, will lightly;y level some of it out and leave the rest

REPAIRS







Hardware cleaned and buffed Rim and resonator cleaned and buffed, will Wax on assembly


Dripping some oil into tuners, then I will drain the excess


Ready to move on to neck work


Binding all bad, will be replaced


Ready for leveling


re-cutting slots for new wire.


Binding will be one piece this time, not 3.


heating to get a bend on all curves


Adding markers


Smoothed and buffed, ready for frets
147 Stew mac wire




Compression fretting


Ready for the extension


Oiling dry board as I go


All leveled, crowned and polished


Tuners on, ready for install




Made a back plate for the adjuster

FINAL PICS



Setup on DR strings, USA


CGDA
30-23-14-10



Settling in, adjusting and tweaking



She will be ready to go home after a little more settling
Plays well up and down, great action, nice tone.


Thanks for watching,Vinnie