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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MasterTint Rocks April!

New! Now get color into your GluBoost products! With MasterTint, GluBoost has added a key innovation to its complete woodworking build and repair system. After a tremendous launch in April, our MasterTint Color additives continue to turn heads. Luthiers and techs alike are singing its praises as a great time and finish saving tool for […]

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MasterTint Instructions

New MasterTint CA-Additive products guarantee complete and accurate color control for repairs and restorations. Below are some simple application instructions.    1.     Place some MasterGlu CA or Fill n’ Finish Flexible Finishing product onto the mixing palette. 2.     Add your desired MasterTint color(s) as needed to mix and match to your […]

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What is MasterTint and how does it work?

Color matching can be a very difficult task even under the best of circumstances. Our MasterTint is the first color-mixing product that gives you a perfect match every single time! Available in three collection kits – Vintage, Modern, and Black and White — MasterTint collections make color matching spot on, for fast and simple woodworking […]

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