I was doing some fret repair work on a uke and didn't want to have to take the strings off. I came up with this retractor made of a few bicycle spokes...String%20retractor.pdf

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Comment by Blues Frog on March 12, 2019 at 6:25pm

I did something along the same lines on my last build. I didn't make a rig, but when I had to adjust the nut height, I loosened the strings and pulled them over, out of the  way while I worked.

Your idea looks good especially for bridge work.

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