Course: January 2018
Torstein Arntsen    Joss Motley-Nash    Richard Platt    Thomas Sellers    Richard Waddell

Instrument details: Thomas Sellers - Electric guitar


Thomas starts with the design, making a plywood template of the body shape

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Marking out the body depth ready for thicknessing

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Routing the pocket for the neck join

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Sanding out the bandsaw marks after cutting the body shape

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Winging the headstock. The extra pieces will be concealed by the headstock veneer

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Drilling the holes for the fingerboard inlays

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Routing the control cavity

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Drilling for the output jack

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The bridge position is critical for correct string alignment and intonation

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Shaping the neck

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Cutting the scratchplate

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Thomas has chosen a classic blue colour with a very subtle fade

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Thomas tunes up, plugs in and plays the first notes!

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Thomas' finished guitar

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Course: January 2018
Torstein Arntsen    Joss Motley-Nash    Richard Platt    Thomas Sellers    Richard Waddell

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