Before & After

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Gibson J45 Repair and Refinish

Gibson J45 Repair and Refinish

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Before Damage
After Body
After Repair

This nice old J45 needed a complete refinish of the whole guitar. It also required a repair of a hole on the side of the guitar (see before). The football mahogany plug was made and a corresponding football shaped hole was made to repair the damaged area- this is a difficult repair. The old finish was completely stripped and a new vintage tobacco burst finish was put on.