Tag - Guitar Building Articles

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Fitting the Back Plate
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Acoustic Guitar Heel
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Installing Classical Guitar Linings
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Fitting The Acoustic Top
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Gluing the Guitar Fretboard
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Headstock Detailing Part 3

Fitting the Back Plate

Tools and Materials Required: Wood Chisels Japanese Pull Saw Dremel 4000 Router & Router Base Inside Form Side Template Fitting the Back Plate: This article applies equally to the Acoustic Guitar as it does to Classical Guitars and Ukulele’s. Fitting the back can be a very fussy job. You have to be very precise so everything will[…]

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Acoustic Guitar Heel

Building Acoustic and Classical Heel Blocks and Ukulele Heel Blocks properly is key to keeping your instrument in tip top shape and resistant for the need of a neck reset, by using materials and methods discussed in this posting. Tools and Materials: Neck Assembly Jig Titebond Glue Waxed Paper Bessey or Large C Clamps Chop[…]

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Installing Classical Guitar Linings

If you haven’t already done so, be sure to read the articles Types of Guitar Linings and Making Guitar Linings. Installing the guitar linings is really the easiest part of the whole lining process. If you have done your job in making high quality lining, this section will be a breeze for you. Getting The[…]

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Fitting The Acoustic Top

Fitting the Acoustic Top: Learn how to expertly fit the most critical of guitar elements without introducing stress to the guitar. We will go through the necessary steps with you and list the tools and materials that are necessary to complete this job.

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Gluing the Guitar Fretboard

This article deals in detail with methods with which to glue a guitar fretboard to the guitar neck. Tools and materials are listed as well as necessary steps to take prior to beginning this operation.

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Headstock Detailing Part 3

Since the Classical Guitar has so much more detail in its headpiece vs. the simplicity of the standard acoustic guitar, we have dedicated a additional posts to completing the process. Note that this article also applies to the Ukulele Slotted Pegged and the Acoustic Guitar Slotted Pegged Tools and Materials: Woodworking Marking Knife Plexiglas Template Needle[…]

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