Course: May 2012
Oliver Chew    Calum Gailey    Chris Garland    Garry Kingett    Fried van Doorslaer

Instrument details: Garry Kingett - Electric guitar


Garry starts by joining and thicknessing the maple cap.

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The alder body is then planed flat and to thickness.

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Having cut the neck block out, Garry prepares and glues the truss rod in.

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A large channel is then routed into the body to house the concealed thru-neck block.

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The neck is then glued into place.

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Garry has cut out the maple top and is shaping the f hole.

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The maple cap and the fingerboard are next to be glued.

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Hammering the frets in.

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The first stage of the sunburst is the base or central colour.

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The darker outer colour is then built up.

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The opaque edge is then sprayed on. The whole instrument is then sprayed with clear lacquer.

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This lacquer is flattened prior to polishing.

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After reassembly and wiring Garry tests out the guitar.

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Garry's finished guitar.

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Course: May 2012
Oliver Chew    Calum Gailey    Chris Garland    Garry Kingett    Fried van Doorslaer

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