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Top sinkage repair question

Discussion in 'Setup & Repair [DB]' started by Perplexer, Jan 16, 2005.

  1. Perplexer


    Sep 2, 2003
    What are some methods of repairing a sinking top?

    I have heard of one that involves removing the top itself and heat pressing the wood to cure it. Is there a less drastic and thus cheaper method?

  2. Jeff Bollbach

    Jeff Bollbach Jeff Bollbach Luthier, Inc.

    Dec 12, 2001
    freeport, ny
    Not really.
  3. nicklloyd

    nicklloyd Supporting Member/Luthier

    Jan 27, 2002
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Fill out your profile, and give us an idea of what your bass is, where the sinking is occuring, and if you are planning on doing the work yourself...