ES 175 natural,1968,maple neck with yellowed binding.Broken truss rod.

1) Removing (after heating the tongue) the fingerboard,with extreme care,for not damaging the vintage binding.

2) Removing the maple filler strip


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3) Substituting the broken truss rod,glueing and clamping a new maple filler strip

4) Reglueing the old fingerboard,precisely and carefully

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The guitar restored:almost impossible to see what happened to it!


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