As with a lot of broken headstocks this happened sometime between the guitar being put into airplane baggage and retrieving it from airplane baggage. Needless to say the owner was not impressed. But all is not lost, things can be done!
This guitar represents the essence of what the Guitar Repairers are all about. It’s a short story, however I think you’l like it.
June of last year one of our regular ‘irregulars’ the Rev. Justin Petrie wanted to give us a guitar that he had sitting in a cupboard for nearly ten years. Several ‘consultants’ had been deemed the guitar worthless, irreparable and worst of all, these same folk had told him to chuck the old girl in the bin!
We could see great potential in this old gem and I gave Justin 150.00 for her as that seemed the right thing to do. I now realize that a thousand dollars would have been more appropriate! (more…)