fookgub Posted December 13, 2008 Report Share Posted December 13, 2008 (edited) The top is delaminating on one of my guitar builds. It is a maple top on a mahogany body with a garolite contrast strip. The layers are glued with epoxy. The maple is coming off, but the mahogany/garolite joint seems solid. I've already tried to wick superglue into the gaps, but it didn't hold. The pictures shows just one particular spot, but the top is coming off in multiple places. I figure I have two options: 1. Try to separate the top, possibly using heat. Clean up the surfaces, and glue it back on. 2. Plane off the top, buy a new one, and glue it on. I used hardware store epoxy for this joint. This is the last time I will use that stuff for anything serious. I've already hosed a neck using cheap epoxy, and now it looks like I hosed a body, too. What do you guys think? http://www.ece.utexas.edu/~wrobert/tm2-top1.jpg Edited December 13, 2008 by fookgub Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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