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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-09-2016, 03:18 PM Thread Starter
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Which luthier to replace a fretboard?

Hey gang,

I'm dead set on taking one of my beloved Ibanez guitars and having the fretboard replaced with a maple board. Wondering if you guys had any suggestions as to which Luthier would be best fitted to provide this service? I'm very picky and looking to really go all out on it. Would like some figured maple, birdseye or flame, tree of life inlays, stainless steel frets and maybe a nut replacement. Perle Guitars is the only one that really comes to my mind. Before I send him an email I wanted to see if there are any other recommended luthiers.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-16-2017, 09:38 AM
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Re: Which luthier to replace a fretboard?

Older thread I stumbled on. My luthier friend says "changing a fretboard is like doing a lobotomy, you can get it to work but often it will never be the same, just get a new neck"
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