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Repairing a Cracked Headstock on a Jackson RR series guitar

by on Jul.27, 2011, under Electric, Guitar Repair, Headstock

The headstock had a crack running from below the nut, all the way to the end of the guitar by the 2nd tuning peg. it went all the way through from side to side, and I forgot to take a before picture.

I used tight bond wood glue between the cracks, and clamped along the head stock overnight for the structural side. Then removed some of the chipped finish on the headstock with a razor blade, and filled it in with black epoxy from stewmac. I wet sanded it flush. It didn’t look perfect, but its hard to notice if your not looking for it.

After:

 

 

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