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

Instrument details: Will Kearney - Steel string guitar


Will starts by joining his redwood front.

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With the back thicknessed the braces are glued into place using go bars.

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Will has prepared and fitted a mother of pearl rosette and is now cutting the soundhole.

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The braces are fitted oversize and shaped on the front.

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Here Will is shaping the gluing surface of his bridge and checking the fit against the front.

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Marking out the neck surface.

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The main assembly is done with the back glued using go bars.

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Will is fitting a mother of pearl inlay at the 12th fret.

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Will is fitting an under saddle pickup and is drilling a hole for the pickup wire.

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Final sanding.

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The oil finish is applied with a cloth.

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Will's finished guitar.

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

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