Course: September 2014
John Hack    Alexandre Rayon    Steve Reynolds

Instrument details: John Hack - Steel string guitar


John prepares the join in his Port Orford cedar front

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Thicknessing his walnut back

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Progress is monitored with calipers but the final thickness depends on stiffness rather than dimension.

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After the rosette is fitted the soundhole is cut.

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John carves his front braces

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Blocking up the neck

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Shaping the inner heel

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Sanding the sides prior to routing the corner binding channels

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Gluing in the fret markers

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Routing the saddle slot in the bridge

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John applies an oil finish

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John plays his finished guitar

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John's bridge with yew bridge pins

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All done!

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Course: September 2014
John Hack    Alexandre Rayon    Steve Reynolds

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