Course: January 2012
Adam Brown    Martin Burke    Robert Johnson    Will Kearney    Sam McClaren

Instrument details: Robert Johnson - Classical guitar


Having joined and thicknessed his front, Rob starts the soundhole decoration by fittting the outer rings.

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The individual pieces are then shaped...

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... and glued into the channel.

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Final brace shaping.

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The bridge saddle slot is routed.

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Shaping the bridge.

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The first stage of assembly is gluing the neck to the front. The assembly jig, or solera, maintains the neck alignment.

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The sides are fitted next followed by the linings.

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Rob tries out his guitar in the trial stringing.

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The final tweaks are then made...

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...followed by the final sanding

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The finish is then applied.

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Course: January 2012
Adam Brown    Martin Burke    Robert Johnson    Will Kearney    Sam McClaren

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