TJ Thompson Guitars Specialty Repair Tools and Guitar Parts for the Professional Luthier.
Building and repairing musical instruments has been my main business for over 30 years.
During that time, I’ve found gaps in the repair tools that were available.
When I saw a need, I designed and built tools for doing things.
And, finally, off we went to rehearsal# TJ dearly loves to work on guitars , but he likes to USE them, too.
-The Fretboard Journal #26 features an in-depth interview with luthier TJ Thompson , penned by Clapton#s Guitar author Allen St.
To get it, subscribe or order the single issue today.
If you#ve read the pages of the Fretboard Journal (or listened to our podcasts), TJ Thompson #s name should be a familiar one: He#s arguably the world#s preeminent expert on repairing vintage Martin guitars.
He also builds his own, exquisite reproductions of Golden Era Martins and is the guy behind Proluthiertools.
com, where he offers specialized tools and reproduction bridges for.
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(@ tj _ thompson _ guitars ) on Instagram: #We interrupt this regularly scheduled program for a visit with the master of instrumental rock,, I’m guessing that guitar age has no bearing on PLEK use on a guitar.
(Continued guessing) it will do anything fretboard and fret related on a guitar (bar or “T” frets) except recommending bar fret thicknesses for compression fretting.
I believe TJ Thompson uses a PLEK.
2017 Circa OM Madagascar Rosewood Back & Sides German Spruce Top Ebony Bindings Abalone Rosette Ebony Fingerboard & Bridge Madagascar RW Headstock Veneer Nickel Waverly Tuners w/Ebony Buttons PLEK by TJ Thompson Price: $11,000.