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We’ve created this list in alphabetical order to help you navigate through our videos and find items of interest to you. In addition, you can use the search box to the left to search by words or phrases. Our articles and videos are an accumulation of data covering years. They may not always be contemporary and may contain items we no longer carry, but we will continue to publish them for their archival value and to provide information for customers who may have purchased discontinued items in the past.

A REVIEW OF NECK BLANKS

A TONEWOOD CONVERSATION WITH ERIC SAKIMOTO/TAYLOR GUITARS

ACOUSTIC GUITAR SETUP

ADDING COLOR TO AN INSTRUMENT

ALL ABOUT DOUBLE TOPS USING NOMEX HONEYCOMB

ALL ABOUT SPRAY GUNS

AN INTRODUCTION TO ACOUSTIC PICKUPS

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LMI SIDE BENDER

AN OVERVIEW OF GLUE – 2 VIDEOS

AQUACOAT CLEAR PORE FILLER

ARM BEVEL WITH JEFF BAMBURG

ATTACHING A TIE BLOCK ON A CLASSICAL BRIDGE

BACK BRACE INSTALLATION

BAND SAW SET UP AND USE

BENDING BINDING WITH A BENDING MACHINE

BENDING BINDINGS AND PURFLINGS WITH A FOCUS ON LAMINATES

BENDING SIDES BY HAND

BENDING TEMPERATURE CONTROL USING THE LMI TEMPERATURE CONTROLLER

BOLT-ON MORTISE AND TENON NECK JOINT CONSTRUCTION

BONE SHIMS AS A QUICK FIX

BRIDGE REMOVAL WITH AN LMI REPAIR BLANKET

BUFFING TO A HIGH GLOSS FINISH

CLASSICAL BRACE NOTCHING

CLOSING THE BOX

CRACK REPAIR

CRYSTALAC APPLICATION

CUTTING BINDING CHANNELS

CUTTING BINDING CHANNELS BY HAND

CYANOACRYLATE GLUE SHELF LIFE AND USES

D’ANGELICO PLANES 

DESIGNING AND INSTALLATION OF ROSETTES

DETERMINING FINISH TYPE

DRILLING TUNER HOLES ON A CLASSICAL GUITAR

DRILLING TUNER HOLES ON A STEEL STRING GUITAR

DRUM SANDING SIDES

EFFECTIVE DUST CONTROL

ELECTRIC GUITAR FINISH

END GRAFT CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION

FILLING FRET ENDS WITH GLUBOOST BLACK CYANOACRYLATE GLUE

FILLING THE GAPS ON FRET ENDS WITH CYANOACRYLATE GLUE

FINISH REPAIR USING CYANOACRYLATE GLUE

FRET REMOVAL

GLUBOOST MASTER TINT REPAIR

HAND PLANES, SETUP AND USE

HEEL AND END BLOCKS

HIDE GLUE

HOLDING YOUR GUITAR WHILE APPLYING A HAND APPLIED FINISH

HOW OFTEN TO SHARPEN TOOLS

HOW TO CREATE A BOUND FINGERBOARD

HOW TO MAKE A NECK V-JOINT

HOW TO MAKE AND INSTALL ACOUSTIC PICKGUARDS

HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT BRIDGE PINS

HOW TO PORE FILL WITH Z-POXY

HOW TO REMOVE TAPE WITHOUT DAMAGING THE FINISH

HOW TO SEAL TUNER HOLES

HYGROMETERS

INSTALLING ABALONE OR ZIPFLEX PURFLING

INSTALLING BINDINGS AND PURFLINGS

INSTALLING BINDING USING CYANOACRYLATE GLUE

INTONATION

INTRODUCTION TO INLAY

JACK THE GRIPPER JACK INSTALLATION TOOL

JOIN GUITAR PLATES USING THE LMI SANDING BAR

KEEPING YOUR CENTERLINE WHEN CLOSING THE BOX

KERFING INFORMATION AN INSTALLATION

LEVELING MARQUETRY ROSETTES

LMI BRIDGE PIN HOLE DRILL JIG

LMI BRIDGE HOLE DRILL JIG – OLD VERSION

LMI DRILL PRESS ROSETTE CUTTER

LMI INSTRUMENT GLUE – AN OVERVIEW

LUTHIERCAM

LES PAUL PEGHEAD REPAIR

LMI HEADSTOCK SLOTTING AND DRILLING JIG – OLDER VERSION

LMI PRECARVED NECKS TIPS AND TRICKS

LMI VACUUM BRIDGE CLAMP

MAKE YOUR OWN DIY HUMIDIFIER

MAKE YOUR OWN KERFING JIG

MAKING A CLASSICAL BRIDGE

MAKING A STEEL STRING BRIDGE

MAKING HIGH-END GUITAR TUNERS

MITERED PURFLINGS

MAKING YOUR OWN GUITAR MOLD

MIXING GLUBOOST MASTER TINT POWDERS

MURPHY’S LAW – WHAT TO DO WHEN THINGS GO WRONG

NECK CARVING ASICS

NECK REMOVAL TIPS AND TRICKS

NUT AND SADDLE MAKING

OVERVIEW AND APPLICATION OF ROYAL-LAC PRODUCTS

PORE FILLING USING DRYWALL COMPOUND

PROPERLY USING A GUITAR HUMIDIFIER

PURFLEX PURFLING AND BACKSTRIP INSTALLATION

REMOVING A PICKGUARD

REMOVING FINISH SCRATCHES

REPAIRING A CRACKED BACK

REPAIRING A SCRATCH ON A FRENCH POLISH FINISH

RESETTING AN ACOUSTIC NECK

ROCKLITE SUNDARI FAUX INDIAN ROSEWOOD

ROUTING A BINDING LEDGE

ROYAL LAC POST-CATALYZED FINISH

SAFE-T-PLANER OVERVIEW

SANDPAPER TRICKS

SCRAPERS

SHARPENING CHISELS AND PLANE BLADES

SHELLAC

SHELLAC AND SAW DUST PORE FILLING

SPANISH HEEL SIDE SLOTS

STARCH-BASED PEANUT PACKING MATERIAL

SPRAYED ON SUNBURST FINISH

THE LMI NUT & SADDLE SETUP GAUGE

THE IMPORTANCE OF HUMIDITY

THE LMI SEMI-CARVED NECK

TIPS AND TRICKS ON JOINING A 3-PIECE BACK

TIPS FOR CUTTING A FRETBOARD TO LENGTH

TIPS ON HOW TO ACHIEVE A HIGH GLOSS FINISH BY HAND

TIPS ON SHOP DESIGN

THE TORNAVOZ WITH PAUL GALBRAITH – 2 VIDEOS

TONEWOOD

TOP AND BACK JOINING USING AN LMI PLATE JOINING JIG

TOP BRACING INSTALLATION

TOP THICKNESSING

TRAVELING WITH A GUITAR BUILT FROM CITES SPECIES

TRU OIL FINISH

TRUSS RODS TYPES AND INSTALLATION

THE LMI GO-BAR DECK

USING A DRILL PRESS TO CUT YOUR PEGHEAD

USING A SHOOTING BOARD FOR PLATE JOINING

USING THE LMI CUTAWAY TEMPLATE

USING THE LMI MANUAL FRET SLOTTING JIG

UV CURED FINISHES

VACUUM BRIDGE CLAMP – 2020 VERSION

VACUUM FIXTURES

WHO IS ROBBIE O’BRIEN

WORKING PAIN FREE

WORKING WITH PROBLEM WOODS