Stella Tenor Guitar

Got a call about a guitar with a couple of loose braces, looks like seven to me! This is a late 50s to early 60s Stella tenor guitar, four strings tuned to CGDA, mandolin style. The back was so loose it came right off with a flat blade, starting today to restore this  USA made classic, to be continued...

Rosewood nut

Lots to do!

Count em, seven!

Count em, seven!

Gluing the fretboard tongue.

Gluing a kerfing patch

Gluing a kerfing patch

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All done, plays like a big mandolin, sounds like a guitar!