Course: January 2009
Gorm Bruland    Simon Claro    Brian McGloughlin    Steve Pierce    Wez Rostron    Hordur Tomasson

Instrument details: Steve Pierce - Electric guitar


The socket for the neck is easier to rout before the shape is cut out.

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The top of the neck is planed flat where the fingerboard will be glued on.

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A channel has been routed ready for the truss rod and an extra piece of maple is glued onto the headstock to accomodate Steve's design.

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Drilling the machine head holes.

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Steve then glues on the fingerboard.

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The fingerboard inlay has been fitted and the surface is prepared prior to fretting.

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Steve drilling the holes for the neck screws.

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The fret ends are stoned flush with the edge of the fingerboard.

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Steve rasping the recess in the back.

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Reassembling the guitar.

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Checking the final set-up.

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Steve with his finished guitar.

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Course: January 2009
Gorm Bruland    Simon Claro    Brian McGloughlin    Steve Pierce    Wez Rostron    Hordur Tomasson

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