Course: May 2015
Lewis Oliver    Jake Rose    Barry Vernon

Instrument details: Lewis Oliver - Steel string acoustic guitar


The design comes first. Once the body shape is finalised, a template is made.

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Cleaning out the channel for one of the outer lines of soundhole decoration

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Lewis is fitting an olive wood ring he has prepared

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Gluing the bridge plate

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Lewis has bent the walnut sides and is cutting them to length

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Trimming the fret ends flush with the side of the fingerboard

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Re-crowning the frets after stoning

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The guitar has to be meticulously sanded prior to oiling

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Applying the oil finish

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Lewis' olive wood rosette

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The walnut back

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Lewis with his finished guitar

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Jake, Barry and Lewis

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Course: May 2015
Lewis Oliver    Jake Rose    Barry Vernon

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