Course: September 2015
James Jackson    Zachariah Robbins    Steve Shaughnessy    Antonio Vigil    Christian Wallner

Instrument details: James Jackson - Electric guitar


Having finalised the body shape, James transfers the outline onto some template material.

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The two halves of the book-matched maple cap must be planed perfectly flat for joining.

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Gluing the figured maple top.

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A scrub plane is ideal for rapid removal of material when thicknessing the body

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The top is carved with gouges, planes and scrapers

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Gluing the fingerboard with the aid of luthiers fingerboard location dowels

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Clearing the fret slots prior to fretting

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Applying the blue stain

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Exposing the 'faux binding'

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The final cutting back and polishing

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The African mahogany back of James' guitar

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James with his finished guitar

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The group of Autumn 2015!

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Course: September 2015
James Jackson    Zachariah Robbins    Steve Shaughnessy    Antonio Vigil    Christian Wallner

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