New Luna Ukulele Is Bent Out Of Shape

Sophie’s aunt wanted to do something to further her niece’s continuing education and eventual career in music therapy.  This nice Luna ukulele was a thoughtful gift.  Unfortunately, there were many dead notes.  Could the Unbrokenstring Crew bring those notes back to life? Inside the bag is a ukulele, some picks, a tuner, and an instructional…

Warmoth FrankenCaster: It Lives!

This offset-waist project guitar is playable and is actually very cool.  The owner had ‘gotten in over his head’ and broken a few screws and buggered a few others.  Could the Unbrokenstring Crew whip this instrument into shape again? The easy part is to install gold Gibson speed knobs on the controls.  There are a…

Jasmine Classical Guitar Needs a Setup

Sophia’s classical guitar had developed a buzzing string.  Perhaps the humidity changes had changed the geometry of the instrument.  She immediately called The Unbrokenstring Crew to take a look at it! This instrument has a truss rod, something a little out of the ordinary for classical guitars.   This is an Indonesian instrument, with lots…

Luna Gypsy Spalted Acoustic Guitar Needs Fretwork

Sophia of “Pretty In Punk” purchased this guitar new, but it was almost unplayable. Could the Unbrokenstring Crew get this beautiful instrument in shape? Nearly every fret was higher or lower than the one next to it.  To mask the problem, the action was very high. We straightened the neck itself so that it was…