Category - Guitar Building Plans

Here we cover the different guitar plans available to the first time or seasoned luthier.

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Guitar Templates
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Buying Guitar Plans
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Guitar Templates – How To Make Templates
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Guitar Building Plans
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Gibson Mustache Bridge
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Side Bending – Boiling

Guitar Templates

I have just finished publishing all of our Guitar Templates for the Georgia Luthier Supply Plans. If you plan to make more than just one guitar, you should plan to make yourself a nice professional set of templates for each guitar size and style you plan to make. They are located in the Georgia Luthier[…]

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Buying Guitar Plans

Before you begin a guitar building project, choosing your guitar plans will be the most important decision that you’ll make. There are lots of things to consider when buying guitar plans – this article will help you find the best building plans available. 1. What guitar do you want to build? There are so many[…]

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Guitar Templates – How To Make Templates

Guitar Templates – You will want to make your guitar templates permanent and accurate. Learn which materials to consider for this invaluable tool and how to make a great set of templates for your guitar shop.

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Guitar Building Plans

The importance of having a great set of guitar building plans cannot be emphasized enough. Visualize your guitar plan as the road map, your sense or direction or your primary guitar building tool that is your teacher in guiding you through this endeavor. This is of special importance to the luthier just starting out. If[…]

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Gibson Mustache Bridge

  The original Gibson Mustache is quite a classic design in the Vintage Guitar collection circles. If you own a Gibson Vintage with a standard belly bridge, you may get a “B” or a “B+” collectibility rating. On some of the models, if the guitar has a Mustache Bridge originally installed, it can raise the[…]

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Side Bending – Boiling

Bending wood sides by placing them in boiling hot water is a method that has been used for many years. When my father and I began guitar building this is the method that we utilized exclusively. If you want to get into guitar building at a minimal cost, this is certainly one way that you can do[…]

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