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Sunburst Epiphone EJ-200 - another left-handed conversion

Sunburst Epiphone EJ-200 – Another left-handed conversion

Another EJ-200 lefty conversion, this one in sunburst. These really are cracking acoustic guitars with bags of tone and volume. This example (sourced from Thomann) hasĀ  much better…

J-200 with JLD Bridge System installed

JLD Bridge System in Gibson J-200

The top on this Gibson J-200 has bellied a bit, so much so that the lacquer on the top has started to crack. Consequently, I had trouble getting…

Gibson J-50

Gibson J-50 Partial Refret

This vintage Gibson J-50 played great but the lower frets were getting worn and needed attention. The original frets were wide and low, and if I dressed them,…

Using Stewmac saddle routing jig on Epiphone EJ 200 left hand conversion

Another Epiphone EJ-200 Left-hand Conversion

Here’s another Epiphone left hand conversion I did recently, this time a natural finish guitar. I invested in a Stewart Macdonald saddle routing jig and yes, one day…

Martin OM-18GE Tortis Pickguard

Tortis pickguards for a couple of Martin acoustic guitars

It was my pleasure to make pickguards for two Martin acoustic guitars this week. The pickguards are made from Tortis, invented by John Greven and sold through Luthiers…

Epiphone EJ-200 to Left-hand conversion

Converting an Epiphone EJ-200 acoustic guitar to left-hand

Note: In this post I refer to “left-handed” and “lefty”. This refers to a guitar which is strung, looking at the guitar face on, with the 1st string…