Course: September 2011
Reid Bower    Jake Landau    Martin Smith    Fried van Doorslaer    Barnaby Walters

Instrument details: Fried van Doorslaer - Steel string acoustic guitar


Fried has joined the front and is scraping the outside prior to thicknessing.

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A channel is routed in the front for the soundhole inlay.

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The back is cut to shape with a strengthening strip glued down the join. Fried is removing sections for the back braces.

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The braces are glued onto the front, unshaped, using go-bars.

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Here Fried is cleaning up the excess from gluing the bridge.

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Blocking up the neck.

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Drilling the machine head holes.

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The sides are checked against the template during the bending.

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The back is glued on using go-bars.

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The guitar must be sanded prior to finishing.

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Fried's walnut back.

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Fried with his finished guitar.

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Course: September 2011
Reid Bower    Jake Landau    Martin Smith    Fried van Doorslaer    Barnaby Walters

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