Course: May 2013
John Hepworth    Pete Lewis    Charles Rogers    Kevin Scott    Peter Scott-Wilson

Instrument details: Kevin Scott - Flat top semi acoustic guitar


Kevin routs a channel for a decorative strip down the back join.

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The braces are then glued and carved.

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The front braces are also fitted and shaped.

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Gluing the headstock veneer - a set square clamped the neck helps to maintain alignment when gluing.

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The truss rod is then glued.

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The heel is shaped prior to assembly.

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Drilling the machine head holes.

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The fingerboard is glued on with a caul to ensure even pressure.

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The fingerboard is planed first to thickness, then to a camber.

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Kevin strings up 'in the white' to check the effects of string tension...and to have a quick play!

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With the finish applied the guitar can be reassembled.

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The back of Kevin's guitar.

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Kevin with his finished guitar.

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Course: May 2013
John Hepworth    Pete Lewis    Charles Rogers    Kevin Scott    Peter Scott-Wilson

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