Course: September 2006
Dan Barnard    Kristian Garrett    Zach Goldman    Chris Kincannon    Terry Miles    Patrick Pinfold

Instrument details: Patrick Pinfold - Electric guitar


Patrick is building a semi-hollow electric and has carefully sawn a 6mm slice off the main body, which will be glued back on once the cavities have been routed out.

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Most of the material is drilled out prior to routing the internal cavity.

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An f-hole is cut from the facing which is now ready to glue back on.

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Access to the truss rod channel is drilled where an adjusting nut will be fitted.

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The fingerboard is planed to shape on a shooting board.

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A template is used to rout the cavities for the pickups.

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Here Patrick is rough shaping the neck using a spokeshave.

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The frets are hammered in.

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The trial stringing. Patrick has strung up the guitar for the first time to check that all is working well.

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Patrick is painting the cavities with conductive paint to reduce noise.

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The colour is applied and evened out with a light abrasive prior to the lacquer.

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Course: September 2006
Dan Barnard    Kristian Garrett    Zach Goldman    Chris Kincannon    Terry Miles    Patrick Pinfold

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