Here are some typical repairs and technical terms.
Fitting new corners/edges – where a corner or edge has become too worn.
Dressing the Fingerboard
– a fingerboard needs to be dressed to remove ruts which occur from playing.
Cracks – (pictured below) cracks are caused by seasonal changes or accidental damage. When repaired they are enforced with little cleats to prevent re-opening as the instruments moves and vibrates.
Making a new fingerboard – A finger board with time needs to be replaced from an excess of it being dressed. Fitting patches and strengthening – sometimes a section becomes too worn from poor repair, a patch may need to be fitted for strength or wood replacement. Fitting new bass bars – when a bar is not fitted in the correct position or a crack has developed along side.
Peg bushings and new pegs – where the peg holes have become too big or poorly aligned an string rub occurs.
Neck grafts and re-alignment – When a neck is not in line with the body, damaged, has become worn or too short.