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Old 07-16-2017, 03:10 PM
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Default Help me find heel cap material

Small crack in heel of my d15 m. I am considering filling the strap pin hole and adding a heel cap. Where can I buy wood For heel caps In the uk ?
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Old 07-16-2017, 03:29 PM
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I would take it to my luthier and have one made and installed.
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Old 07-16-2017, 05:21 PM
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https://www.bing.com/search?q=luthie...x3vtP0pBzg0Ql9
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Old 07-17-2017, 07:00 AM
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If you are going to do it yourself, pm me with your address and I'll mail you a piece of mahogany big enough for a couple heel caps.
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Old 07-17-2017, 07:19 AM
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hi brad. That's kind but I'm in the uk. Wouldn't that be a pain?
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Old 07-17-2017, 07:01 PM
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AJ, yes, a minor pain. Try contacting a local builder first. Still, if you need the help my offer stands. I'm guessing a couple dollars to mail the small lightweight pieces of mahogany. No problem and I'll gladly cover the postage to help you out.
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Old 07-17-2017, 07:22 PM
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Heck if you want to upgrade it to rosewood let me know and I'll stick a veneer in an envelope and it will be in your letterbox in no time
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Heck if you want to upgrade it to rosewood let me know and I'll stick a veneer in an envelope and it will be in your letterbox in no time

CITIES. .
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Old 07-18-2017, 05:59 AM
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Check for any furniture makers or restorers in your area. They'll have plenty of hog scraps.
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Old 07-18-2017, 06:41 AM
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CITIES. .
Ooops, oh yeah.

Interesting point though and I don't keep up with this stuff for the most part but, it's not an actual sale so I wonder if that makes a difference. We'd be talking a one inch square of East Indian.
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