Category - General Information

General Information about guitar building including, history, theory, resources etc.

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Glossary of Luthier Terms
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Guitar & Ukulele Construction Guide
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Tonewood for Guitar Tops
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Why Millimeters?
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How to Sharpen Chisels
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Bridge Pin Debate

Glossary of Luthier Terms

The luthier profession as in any profession has its’ share of unique terms that apply or are are used as standard terminology. The list in this article is intended to give you insight to learn about these terms and exactly what they are and mean, This way you are less likely to misunderstand something that is[…]

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Guitar & Ukulele Construction Guide

Guitar & Ukulele Construction Guide: $11.99 It’s no secret, building a guitar isn’t easy! When we started selling guitar plans seven years ago, the questions started flooding in as customers purchased our plans. Some questions were directly related to our guitar plans, but many of our customers had lots of guitar building questions. We finally decided it[…]

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Tonewood for Guitar Tops

Selection of the guitar top plate tonewood is one of the most important steps you can make in the wood selection process. The top is the most influential piece of wood that shapes the guitars volume and tone color attributes. So follow these tips and if you find some great tonewood stock, load up on it and use if for many years to come.

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How to Sharpen Chisels

It is a well known fact that you can hurt yourself much easier with a dull tool vs. a sharp one. This chisel honing guide takes through the process of truing up the chisel edge and utilizing the array of sharpening stones from medium grit to extremely fine grit and finally to leather strop.

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