This vintage Martin was picked up this morning after having it's bridge reglued, a couple loose back brace ends secured and an overall cleaning. The owner's mother purchased this guitar for her brand new in 1961 for $160! After 55 years together, she is looking to sell it so please feel free to contact me if you are interested.
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A vintage Martin classical came in with it's bridge removed. I cleaned up the mating surfaces, made a few custom clamping cauls (one internal, three external) and reglued the bridge with hot hide glue.
Low action and loose frets plagued this nylon string with all kinds of buzzes. The loose fret ends were mainly along the treble side of the fingerboard. Many frets could be tapped down while one needed to be clamped and glued. The saddle was shimmed up along with a truss rod adjustment (on a classical?!). Tightening the the output jack finished up the setup.