Chapter 23

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Start below where the fret should be, the taper of the neck will make it tighter. Make the first loops,pull the ends very tight,make the first part of the square knot,pull very tight,make the second part of the square Knot and pull very tight. Cut the ends leaving about 4mm + take a small hot soldering iron and melt a bulb at the end of the gut. This method is also used for fiddle tail guts. Tennis raquet suppliers sell gut. use the thickest diameter closest to the nut. Old nylon guitar strings can be used also,put a spot of epoxy or glue on the knot of the nylon strings.