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 pictures showing the prep work before the fret dressing begins. The blue "safe release" painters tape on the fretboard, neck and body protects the guitar from accidental mishaps.
This Yamaha acoustic was near new but needed a complete set-up to play it's best. Work done included: Truss rod adjustment, nut and sapple adjustment, fret dressing (top and polishing), tuning key adjustments, complete cleaning and restringing.
These are the only pictures I took for this set-up process.
These pictures show the "safe release" tape on the fretboard, neck and body. This prep-work is necessary to protect the fretboard during the fret dressing procedure and to protect the body and neck from accidental mishaps - a safety procedure. Let's start playing!.