Course: January 2016
Jerry Aplin    Jon Collins    Callum Hook    Matt Kingdom    Matt Kirby

Instrument details: Matt Kingdom - Steel string acoustic guitar


Joining the redwood front

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Fine tuning the fit of the maple rosette

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The maple ring is glued with epoxy resin

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The braces are planed to height after gluing

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Shaping the headstock

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Matt is gluing a smaller decorative veneer on his headstock

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Fitting the end graft where the two sides meet

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Gluing the bindings

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Carving the diamond volute

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Applying the oil finish

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The final stringing...

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...and the final check.

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The back of the headstock

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Course: January 2016
Jerry Aplin    Jon Collins    Callum Hook    Matt Kingdom    Matt Kirby

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