Files

Bought a lot of well used old files at a local auction via picture online. When I picked them up, they were twice as big as I thought, probably 10 kg of scrap iron! But there were several nice finds among them after all, most were Öberg's quality files. After hydrochloric acid spraying for 12 hours in 30% hydrochloric acid…

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Ongoing batch

It's tough. All six in the batch have been repaired, the bottom and lid have been thinned where needed, the necks have been given a carbon fiber rod, the lid and bottom have been given new ribs. Three in the batch have the same buyer, intend to complete the three in parallel first of all and maybe do a few small things with the others in the meantime. The focus is…

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P. A. Anderberg around 1905 with the world's first trussrod

It is not often you get to work with a historical instrument. This parlor guitar made by Pehr A. Anderberg in the USA is one such. It has a fully functional drawbar that was patented by Anderberg as early as 1894 before Gibson patented its variant of drawbar in 1923. Pehr passed away in 1910 and the patent was invalid when Gibson…

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