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The Fret Files – Episode 15

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 Telecaster input jack cups, scale length’s effect on tone and pickups, soldering irons, synthetic materials vs bone, and the current state of Gibson and Fender and what it means for the future.

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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