Posts Tagged ‘ Guitar ’

Building guitars at JCSMI.

Over the next year I hope to share with you the techniques used in the building of our guitars.  Many years went into the process so I hope it saves you time and frustration so you can get on with the build.

Best of luck with your projects!

The first thing I decided to do is make a neck profile I could transfer to my neck wood.

Fretboard Replaced, after photos. Repaired by Jim Schatz at

Replaced fretboard 3

Replaced fretboard 2

Replaced fretboard 1

Repair work at JCSMI

Before photo 70's Strat in for a fretboard replacement. This photo taken from a customers 70's Strat neck when it came into the shop. Apparently the customer could not find any local repair guys to take it on.

Authorized Allparts dealer, get 20-30% off entire stock. Click on the Allparts Icon below then call for best price. (586) 231-8132 or email us at, Thank you, Jim

Get special deals from Allparts here.

Front cover of JCSMI brochure.

Inside of JCSMI brochure

Purchase side marker material for stringed instruments here!


JCSMI side marker material for stringed instruments.

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JCSMI J177 Orange Dot,

JCSMI Guitar Neck

JCSMI Guitar Neck

Recommended business tools for a more productive company!

Helpful DVD’s on Guitar Building and Repair at