Course: January 2007
Phil Bates    Jeremy Bunting    Owen Davies    Lloyd Jackson    Sam Pelgrift

Instrument details: Lloyd Jackson - Steel string guitar


...and a cup of tea.

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Lloyd has joined the front and is planing the outer face clean prior to cutting out...

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... and thicknessing using a block plane.

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The rosette is then fitted.

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Drilling the machine head holes using a vertical drill.

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Lloyd is shaping his rosewood sides on a bending iron.

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Here Lloyd is planing the sides and linings to accept the back.

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The corner bindings are fitted into a rebate routed into the edge.

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After the frets are fitted, they are stoned and then reshaped using a specially shaped fret file.

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Lloyd has applied a sunburst finish.

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The headstock veneer is macassar ebony with a silver inlay.

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The final part of the biniding recess is finished by hand, and Lloyd is checking the fit.

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Course: January 2007
Phil Bates    Jeremy Bunting    Owen Davies    Lloyd Jackson    Sam Pelgrift

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