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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Some Long Overdue Shop Upgrades




Although I’m rather anxious to make progress on the acoustic guitar project, the recent departure of a close family friend caused me to shift gears briefly to build them a going away present. During the glue-up process, I was frustrated by the lack of suitable bench space. My old glue up table was a $50 … Continue reading »






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The Neck

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Building an Acoustic Guitar




This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Building an Acoustic GuitarMy lovely wife spent her weekend watching the kids and provided me with nearly two full days of shop time. In the intervening days I’d decided I wanted to build one of the guitars from cherry. I have a rather large stockpile … Continue reading »






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Building an Acoustic Guitar

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Building an Acoustic Guitar




This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Building an Acoustic GuitarA few years back I was conversing with a co-worker and fellow guitar player. Aware I was an amateur woodworker, he suggested I build a guitar. “Luthiery requires special tools and skills…training. Naw, I couldn’t do that,” I said. Google search. Fast … Continue reading »






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