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Old 03-30-2020, 07:22 PM
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Default Removing nut without damaging finish

I want to change the nut on my Guild F-412

It looks like the headstock was finished after the nut was installed. I can see just a little bit of a fillet of finish where the peg head veneer meets the nut.

How can I remove the nut without chipping the finish?
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Old 03-30-2020, 07:32 PM
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You have to razor blade the edges of the nut, so you have a break here point for the finish

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Old 03-30-2020, 11:15 PM
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A utility knife with a fresh blade is easy -
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Old 04-07-2020, 11:46 PM
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We like to use an exacto knife with a freshblade. Lay a piece of tape down so you have an edge to follow.
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