Carving a new bone saddle

My good friend (and longtime Tonefinder client) Vince came to me with his Yamaha acoustic guitar with a very common issue; it was breaking strings at the saddle on a regular basis. Not great when this is your gigging guitar. So let’s take a look at the saddle and bridge. We can see where an old string […]

Refretting a Fender USA Strat

I recently acquired a Fender USA Stratocaster. There were a few things that really stood out to me, both positive and negative. The neck was incredibly comfortable in the hand but there was significant fret wear all along the neck. The pickups sounded stunning but Fender chose not to install a TBX tone control. Also, […]

Squire neck TLC & a humming Fender USA Stratocaster

Life is never dull at here at Tonefinder Towers. I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again, I get to meet some amazing people and am priviledge to be able to work on some incredible guitars. Highlights so far include a very nice mid-to-late eighties Squire Strat that needed a lot of attention on […]