Course: September 2012
Charlie Cannon    Magnus Kongstein    Michel Moy    Marcos Solano

Instrument details: Magnus Kongstein - Flamenco guitar


Applying the glue to the cypress back ready for joining.

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The back is then cut to shape and thicknessed. Magnus uses a cabinet scraper to finish the surface.

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A channel is cut into the front for the soundhole decoration.

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The rosewood and holly strips are then glued into place.

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The heel is shaped before assembly.

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Magnus bends his cypress sides, comparing the shape against the template.

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The assembly starts with the neck to front join.

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The sides are then glued, and planed ready for the linings and back.

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Gluing the corner bindings.

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After the fretting and the trial stringing have been done, the frets are stoned to even out any irregularities.

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The pegs are finally fitted.

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Magnus strings his finished instrument.

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The finished group.

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Course: September 2012
Charlie Cannon    Magnus Kongstein    Michel Moy    Marcos Solano

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