Umm---why don't you just tighten the frets yourself? That's a very
basic thing every lute player should know how to do. Its like being
able to tie your shoes as a kid--
From: John Mardinly <john.mardi...@asu.edu>
To: "cyndi...@netscape.net" <cyndi...@netscape.net>
Cc: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:49 PM
Subject: [LUTE] Re: lute repair Washington DC area
I had my lute undergo extensive restoration last year by Mel Wong.
Just ship by UPS. Mel says he has never had a problem shipping by
A. John Mardinly, Ph.D., P.E.
Retired Principal Materials Nanoanalysis Engineer
Cell: 408-921-3253 (does not work in TEM labs)
But don't call the lab....I won't be there!
On Sep 22, 2016, at 12:24 PM, cyndi...@netscape.net wrote:
I have an 8 course Yamaha lute, about 30 years old. Have not been
to play it lately because frets are loose, strings won't stay on
would like it to have professional attention.
I have called around. Not many folks around here have repaired
They would have to send it out.
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