A question of repair

Once something is broken, it can never be the same. Sure, you can fix it. But it’s still damaged. Although, it’s now unique and has a personality unto itself. And it can break again and again. And, just like there are a million ways to repair something that also opens the door for a million more ways for it to be broken. This leaves the question of are we wasting our time even trying to fix things?

One Response to “A question of repair”

  1. Kay Clark Says:

    The rare anomaly is the thing that is stronger after being broken. I play Gibson Melody Makers. They have a very thin neck at the headstock. They are renowned for breaking, but every luthier says that when they repair them that the guitars are stronger and less likely to break again. I think they are full of shit, but, there you go…

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