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1936 EPIPHONE ZEPHYR BINDING RESTORATION

Project Description

This ’36 Epiphone Zephyr archtop was handed down as a family heirloom. Years of improper storage combined with the degradation of early plastics for nearly 80 years caused much of the layered binding to disintegrate into powder. We carefully thicknessed the binding layers to match the original binding into a seamless and invisible transition. Then, we meticulously match tinted nitrocellulose lacquer to appear as identical as the original existing finish.