Here at MayosMusic, in addition to offering great guitar, bass, ukulele, banjo and autoharp lessons, we are also a complete luthier service that includes guitar/bass, all string instruments plus amplifier, studio, stage, sound reinforcement and guitar effect electronics repairs/restorations.
Below are the pictures of the repair and restoration of a Kamaka Ukulele. This Kamaka Uke came in with a lifting bridge, cracks/dry splitting on the top and back, heavy corrosion on the tuning keys and frets, lifting frets, high action, tuning issues, etc.Note: the birdge had been previously repaired/re-glued (by an un-named shop) but was coming off again.
The Kamaka Uke was treated to a restoration.
The before pictures show the Kamaka uke's as-is condition, with: lifting bridge, corrosion on tuning keys and fret wires, cracks on top and the bridge removal with a flat-knife.
These photos show the finished Kamaka Uke with: Bridge re-glued, all top and back cracks/splits repaired, R&R tuning keys with polish, frets were seated, glued, plus topped and polished. Body was polished, and a complete set-up (bridge height and nut adjustments).
This Kamaka Uke is good to go ALOHA!!