Course: September 2008
Ian Garner    Coley Perkins    Jesse Stearn    Richard Steel    Dorothy Thurston    Hordur Tomasson

Instrument details: Hordur Tomasson - 12 string guitar


Hordur has joined the spruce front and is here planing it to thickness.

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The first stage of Hordur's soundhole decoration is to fit two outer rings of ebony.

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These are then scraped flush and the material between them removed.

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Mother of pearl pieces are then prepared for the resulting channel.

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The inaly is then sanded flush. A hard block must be used to avoid the soft spruce from being sanded lower than the hard shell.

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The front braces are prepared ready for gluing.

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Tom is gluing the bridge plate, soundhole strengtheners and smaller braces first; the X braces and upper transverse braces will be fitted in a separate gluing.

Photo added on 23/10/2014

Course: September 2008
Ian Garner    Coley Perkins    Jesse Stearn    Richard Steel    Dorothy Thurston    Hordur Tomasson

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