Tag - guitar inlays

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Rosette Selection
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Finishing Inlays
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Custom Guitar Inlays – Gluing Inlays
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Routing Inlay Channels
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Scribing Inlays
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Gluing Inlay Patterns
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Installing MOP Position Markers

Rosette Selection

The usage of Rosettes was first utilized  in classical guitar construction,  and it was about the only ornamentation used in classical guitar. This is a carry over from Antonio de Torres, when he made drastic strides to develop the modern classical guitar as we now know it . Classical Guitar Rosettes: Classical guitar rosettes are quite[…]

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Finishing Inlays

Learn how to properly sand your inlays, polish the fretboard and do the final touch-ups and tune-ups to make the inlay look their best in this article. Also tips on addressing small imperfections and equipment that should be used for your protection of the pearl dust.

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Custom Guitar Inlays – Gluing Inlays

This article on Custom Guitar Inlays, deals with the proper gluing techniques to fill the routed inlay channels. How to mix the glue and matching filling medium, filling techniques and getting optimal results.

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Routing Inlay Channels

Other than the actual cutting of the shell inlays from the slabs of shell, routing the channels to receive the inlays is the most demanding task in performing a inlay project. This article gives you tips and techniques to do just that.

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Scribing Inlays

Scribing the inlays into the fretboard or other wooden part of the guitar can be a very demanding and tedious process. We will give you fill directions and careful insight as to how to preform this task, including necessary tools and materials.

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Gluing Inlay Patterns

One of the essential steps in marking scribing the outline of inlays onto the neck or headpiece of a stringed instrument is to properly and securely glue the inlays into place. This article gives you tips on preparing to scribe you inlays.

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Installing MOP Position Markers

Want to install Mother of Pearl or Abalone Shell position dots into your guitar fretboard? This article gives you all the necessary steps to do so along with the tools and materials you will need to complete the fun project like a pro.

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