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

Instrument details: Torstein Arntsen - Steel string acoustic


Torstein checks the join in his Adirondack spruce front

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Scraping down the inlay around the soundhole

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Gluing the back braces at the go-bar deck

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Installing the truss rod

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Applying glue to the bridge

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Routing the corner binding channel

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Preparing to glue the corner binding

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Gluing the fingerboard - small dowels are used to ensure correct alignment

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Trial stringing - the first notes!

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Torstein carefully brushes a few coats of finish on the corner bindings before spraying the sunburst to prevent colour bleed...

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...enabling them to be scraped clean ready for the clear coats

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Torstein's headstock with abalone inlay

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The mahogany back

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Torstein's finished guitar

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

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