GluBoost Presents: October Birthdays and Notable Dates in Music History

GluBoost Team Favorites: October Birthdays of Note Stevie Ray Vaughn – October 3 John Lennon – October 9 John Prine – October 10 Chuck Berry – October 18   Notable October Music History Dates   October 10, 1902 The Gibson Mandolin guitar company was formed. Gibson’s first electric guitar the ES-150 was produced in 1936, […]

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Cat Fox, Seattle Pro Tech, Reviews GluBoost Products and Puts MasterTint Pure Color Additives to the Test

We posed a set of questions based on Cat’s use of GluBoost products and her first test with MasterTint.   With Fill n’ Finish Pro and/or Thin, what are their primary advantages over other finishing products you have used?   I love the GluBoost products. Fill n’ Finish hardens up without the pinholes and brittleness […]

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GluBoost Presents: September Birthdays and Notable Dates in Music History

GluBoost Team Favorites: September Birthdays of Note Roger Waters 1943 Neil Peart 1952 Billy Preston 1946 Danny Gatton 1945 Buddy Miles 1947 Freddie Mercury 1946   Notable September Music History Dates 1931 The first long-playing record, a 33 1/3 rpm recording, was demonstrated at the Savoy Plaza Hotel in New York by RCA-Victor. 1964 The […]

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August Birthdays and Notable Dates in Music History

August Birthdays of Note 1909: Leo Fender 1939: Ginger Baker 1947: Keith Moon 1945: Van Morrison   Notable August Music History Dates 1962: Robert Allen Zimmerman legally became Bob Dylan and signed a music deal with Witmark Music. 1962: At age 12, Stevie Wonder released ‘I Call It Pretty Music, (But The Old People Call […]

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Todd Reich, Schecter Guitar’s Tech Manager, Color Matches in 15 Minutes!

Todd Reich, Schecter Guitar Research Tech Manager, Goes Black in 15 Minutes with MasterTint! We are always thrilled to hear from the pro techs, luthiers, and manufacturer MVP’s who are raving about our GluBoost Family of Products. Here, Todd Reich, Schecter Guitar Research’s Tech Manager, talks about his first MasterTint experience: “After setting aside instruments […]

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July Birthdays and Notable Dates in Music History

BIRTHDAYS OF NOTE   1941: George Clinton 1940: Ringo Starr 1942: Roger McGuinn   NOTABLE DATES IN MUSIC HISTORY   1967: The Monkees opened a national tour with Jimi Hendrix as the opening act. 1968: The Yardbirds disbanded. 1969: David Bowie released his single “Space Oddity” to coincide with the first lunar landing by Apollo […]

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The #1 Disappointment Clients Face

Can you guess the #1 disappointment clients face during a ding or dent repair? The answer here is often universal: Color Matching! It’s not at all uncommon for even the best techs to spend more time trying to match the color of a guitar’s finish at the end of a repair than on the repair itself. […]

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GluBoost Luthier and Tech Spotlight Series: Pat Wilkins

Pat Wilkins: Guitar Finish Maestro! At GluBoost, we’re fortunate to have some of the very best people in the guitar build and repair business testing – AND LOVING – our products. Rock star luthiers, top tier techs and leading repair shops are all joining the GluBoost fan club! While all guitars have different looks, sounds […]

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Custom Color Made Easy!

MasterTint Color Matching Additive kits are GluBoost’s newest addition to our ever expanding line of game changing woodworking products. Available as kits in three custom color matching collections, these new Color Additive products guarantee complete and accurate color control for repairs and restorations. Formulated to work with all GluBoost products, each of the MasterTint depp […]

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Luthier/Tech Talk with Linda Manzer and Pat Wilkins

Today’s Tech and Luthier tips come from two of the very best in their fields, namely, Pat Wilkins, la crème du la crème of finishers and Linda Manzer, Canadian Luthier extraordinaire and creator of the Pikassa guitar. We asked Pat and Linda for some brief advice on working with guitars.      PAT WILKINS Rule number […]

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