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

Instrument details: Michel Moy - Steel string acoustic guitar


Michel glues in his rosette.

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The back has been joined, cut to shape and thicknessed, and a spruce strip is glued on the inside to reinforce the join.

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Next, the braces are glued on and carved to shape.

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The bridge is then prepared and glued to the front.

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Bending the sides around a hot iron.

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Michel then cuts the sides to length.

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The neck is prepared, the truss rod fitted and the machine head holes drilled. The end of the neck is rebated where the front is going to be glued.

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The main assembly is underway, with the back next to be glued.

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Michel routs the saddle slot.

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Buffing the flattened lacquer.

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A view of the heel.

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Michel with his finished guitar.

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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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