The back goes on.

I sanded the back after it came out of the clamps, laid the guitar body down on it, marked it with a No.2 Ticonderoga pencil (very important) and cut it out on the bandsaw. I sanded it with a drum sander.   I chamfered the edges of the tail block and head block with a…

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Tapering and Lining the back

Today I tapered the sides so the body will be shallower near the neck and deeper near the tailpin, by marking the sides and cutting this slice away.  I love the weird looking objects one generates as a biproduct of guitar building… Then, I glued the bent linings in to what will be the bottom…

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A Guitar Construction Blog is born.

I used to show off my guitar builds to friends on Facebook. Because of Facebook’s  arrogance and carelessness, and the fact they allowed the private information of millions of people to be compromised, I am deleting my account there. This is where I will post pictures of current builds, my theories on acoustic guitar construction,…

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