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Lee Valley

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Jeff Scott, Oct 23, 2017.


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  1. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Rickenbacker guru.......... Supporting Member

    Last edited: Oct 23, 2017
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  2. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    central NY state
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    I've subscribed to their catalogs for a while just as kind of "tool porn" but did not know they had begun offering luthier tools, thanks.
     
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  3. Turnaround

    Turnaround Commercial User

    May 6, 2004
    Toronto Canada
    Independent Instrument Technician, and Contractor to Club Bass and Guitar - Toronto
    There are a number of us who have been bugging Lee Valley for years to bring in luthiery tools. Then a friend's son who makes guitars got a management position in LV and he started pushing as well. Now it has happened.
     
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  4. GIBrat51

    GIBrat51 Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2013
    Lost Wages, Nevada
    I actually found out about them from watching Dave's World Of Fun Stuff. He seems to like them a lot...:thumbsup:
     
  5. ThudThudThud

    ThudThudThud

    Jun 4, 2010
    And now I can afford to buy a fret crowning file without selling a guitar to buy one!
     
  6. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Supporting Member

    I thought Lee Valley was a Canadian thing only. But yeah, most Canucks know Lee Valley as the only place to get luthier supplies. My local one has a couple guitars in a display case to show what you can do. I do not have the heart to tell them that the guitars they have on display are pretty poorly setup (which makes me think they only look like guitars.)
     
  7. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Rickenbacker guru.......... Supporting Member

    We know about LV from their woodworking tools and hardware they sell.

    Sorry, you can't have them all to yourselves! :smug:
     
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  8. Gilmourisgod

    Gilmourisgod

    Jun 23, 2014
    Cape Cod MA
    I used to read the catalogs for my tool porn needs, but rarely bought anything, so they dumped me. Time to renew my "subscription". $37 for a fret crowning file still seems $$$ to me, but I'm a cheap bastard.
     
  9. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Rickenbacker guru.......... Supporting Member

    Fixed it for you. :D
     
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