I rely on clamps when I cannot lay the piece down to work on it. Sometimes that won't work though, so what do you use then? I've fixed the lifted fret while lying the guitar down, but I need to hold it in place somehow while stringing it. My husband will hold it still for me, but I wondered what you all use when you need an extra set of hands.
Clamps, strings, or some type of heavy weight that doesn't get in the way. Typically, I have found that whenever c-clamps don't work I don't have everything positioned correctly. This happens when I'm in a hurry.
gofar99 Messages: 1709 Registered: May 2010 Location: Southern Arizona
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I don't know about guitar strings...but when working with wires or small components I use "blue tack". Even good for delicate work like holding the tiny nuts in place when mounting phono cartridges. Those 2.5mm guys are otherwise hard to get to stay in place while holding the cartridge and trying to get the bolt through the arm and cartridge.