A common acoustic repair shown here is damage to the sound hole. This section was broken in two places and hinged at the rosette's inner ring. The fix is to fit and glue a supporting cleat inside the sound hole. Once I make the cleat, I like to glue the break and install the cleat in one shot. For bonus points, I also slightly age the new cleat so it looks like an older repair.
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A dreadnought in for a setup last week for a grandmother's Christmas present to her grandson. The soundhole edge had significant damage near the pickguard. Most of the pieces were there but it wasn't going to result in a pretty repair. A couple custom plexiglass cauls to flatten out the area along with a few clamps and hot hide glue for the fix.
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