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The Fret Files – Episode 10

The Fret Files: A Guitar Workshop Podcast

Eric Daw, a 20 year guitar repair veteran, talks guitar tech, guitar repair, guitar tools, guitar building and all things relating to the art of guitar craft. Eric takes calls, reads emails, and interviews a myriad of guitar industry moguls and interesting guitar people.

In this episode, Eric and Melissa settle their bet about the 1954 Les Paul Custom ‘prototype’ auction outcome. Questions answered include slide guitar set-up tips, humming humbucker troubleshooting, the pros and cons of different guitar finishes, and a neat trick for keeping Telecaster switch tips in place.

To participate in the show, you can leave a message with your question or comment by calling or texting 757-774-8482. To email the show, visit Eric at and click the contact link. Visit the show online at Thanks for listening.

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