Course: January 2017
Hank Borders    Ollie Downs    Sung-Gil Kim

Instrument details: Sung-Gil Kim - Steel string acoustic guitar


Surfacing the rosewood back prior to cutting to shape

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Gil chisels out the thin channels for the outer rings of the soundhole decoration

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Fitting the rest of the rosette which is Gil's original design.

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Gluing the front braces

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Gil ensures perfect joins when blocking up the neck

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Shaping the front braces

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Having bent the sides, Gil cuts them to length

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Fitting the purfling where the arm bevel will go

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Planing the bevel on the corner of the lower bout

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Using a spokeshave to shape the neck.

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A tapered reamer is used to fit the bridge pins

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A view from the end showing the bevel

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The first stringing!

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The January 2017 group

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Course: January 2017
Hank Borders    Ollie Downs    Sung-Gil Kim

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