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

Instrument details: Wez Rostron - Electric guitar


The two halves of the body have been fitted and are glued together using sash cramps.

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The flamed ash top has been prepared and the f-hole cut out.

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A cavity is routed in the body underneath the f-hole.

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Wez is planing the fingerboard to dimension.

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The fingerboard is positioned using small dowels which will be hidden by the frets.

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Wez has cut mother of pearl squares to inlay into the fingerboard and is drilling holes in them to accomodate abalone dots.

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The inlay has been glued in and the frets are then fitted.

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Drilling machine head holes.

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Rounding of the corners by hand.

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Wez's guitar ready for finishing.

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Applying the base colour to the flamed ash top.

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Wez 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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