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This VoyageAir travel guitar is well made and one of the best sounding travel guitars. Or at least it was until the headstock was snapped off. Fortunately it was brought to me promptly, before various wood splinters were lost and before any dirt got into the damaged area. Although mahogany does splinter badly and it can be a bit of a job to align the raw edges, there was a good chance of making a sound and near-invisible repair.
The faceplate was however badly damaged and as some of the lacquer had already chipped off it was decided to strip it back and apply a new ebony faceplate. A sawn ebony veneer was used and had to be thinned to the right thickness before gluing. You can never have too many clamps! The tuner holes and truss rod holes could then be re-cut before applying some satin lacquer and reassembling.