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I am believer that the lighter the bridge, the better, since a string does not have to move as big piece of wood to make the soundboard ..read more
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As insurance against neck warping I put a 1/8 inch x 3/8 inch carbon fiber beam down the center of the neck, under the fingerboard.  I ..read more
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The bodies are completed, with binding, and sanding, and sanding, and sealer, and sanding and sealer, and … you get the picture. The ..read more
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There was no hurricane damage at all to the house or grounds at my winter place in Florida.  We got very lucky.  How about some avocados ..read more
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The bodies are all closed up, with the tops and backs glued on.  Next step is binding, but it will have to wait a bit.  The shop is ..read more
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Just to show you that some ideas do not work out so well.  It has been a while since I built a laminated instrument, with a fancy burl ..read more
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Had a good busy day.  Got all of the side sound ports for this set cut and bound. How do I do side sound ports?  Well. I’m glad you ..read more
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I am just about to start putting in the side sound ports.  I bind the edges of the sound port to match the instrument purfling, so it is ..read more
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I have been bending the sides for this next set.  I use a silicone heating blanket and a home-made form, based on a Fox bender, to do the ..read more
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The backs for the next set of 4 are put together and rough-cut into shape.  From left to right, black walnut guilele (baritone), sycamore ..read more

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