After much research, we are finally able to offer binding that is chemically identical to that used in the late 50's.
We had this binding matched to samples of original binding for both plastic type, and exact colour.
Please see the picture comparing our binding to binding removed from a late 50's guitar
Strips come in two sizes, one order contains BOTH strips enough for one complete body and one complete fingerboard.
NEW - we are now shipping the fingerboard binding at 045” thicknesses so you no longer have to try to thin down the body binding to work on the neck!
Each order contains the following:
1 @ 54” by 5/16" wide by .090" thick - Enough to do a complete body
1 @ 40” by 5/16” wide by .045” thick - enough for one complete fingerboard
Holly veneer for headstock overlays. Slightly thicker than required to accommodate sanding.
These Inlays are genuine cellulose nitrate, manufactured by Mazzucchelli in the original Italian factory that supplied Gibson in the late 50's they are cut to vintage specs in the correct...
These nut blanks are made from nylon 6/6 and cut slightly oversized. They are more dificult to work than other plastics or bone, but make good replacments for vintage instruments,...