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The Fret Files – Episode 13

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 interesting guitar people.

In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions about enlarging peghead holes for replacement tuners, why late 60’s and early 70’s Fenders have orange headstocks, changing the sweep of a tone pot, and what to do about single coil hum. Then, for the second half of the show, 9 guitar myths are discussed and debunked.

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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