Course: January 2008
Dave Atkins    Andy Davis    Ewan MacIntyre    Iacopo Nesi    Simon Scott    Severin Victor

Instrument details: Severin Victor - Baritone guitar


Severin has opted for walnut for his back and is cutting out the shape.

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The channel for his soundhole decoration, alternate sections of walnut and ebony, is marked out with a circle cutter.

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Carving the front braces. The braces behind the bridge can be lightened significantly without compromising the strength.

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Severin is using a strip of walnut in an ebony headstock veneer.

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The inner heel block is shaped to accept the sides.

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The back is ready to be fitted to the rest of the body.

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The channels are routed for the corner bindings.

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Here Severin is gluing the fingerboard.

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The guitar is then strung and the first notes played.

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The intonation is checked against a tuner.

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The bridge is then shaped and sanded smooth.

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The whole instrument is then final sanded ready for finishing.

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Course: January 2008
Dave Atkins    Andy Davis    Ewan MacIntyre    Iacopo Nesi    Simon Scott    Severin Victor

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