The Craftsman's Path #32: Dreadnought Guitar - Sanding the kerfed linings and installing the rosette

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Blog entry by Mark Mazzo posted 2319 days ago 917 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 31: Dreadnought Guitar - Assembling the sides and kerfed linings Part 32 of The Craftsman's Path series Part 33: Dreadnought Guitar - Adding the back braces »

This weekend I took the next steps in the guitar project. I posted about an interesting process for contouring the kerfed linings to accept the radiused top and back later in the prokect. I also got quite a surprise while installing the rosette that took a bit of thinking to recover from. Take a look and let me know what you think. Thanks for reading!

Rosette Material

-- Mark, Webster New York, Visit my website at

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#1 posted 2319 days ago

looking good. can’t wait to see how it comes out!

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#2 posted 2319 days ago

Thanks, more to come soon!

-- Mark, Webster New York, Visit my website at

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#3 posted 2319 days ago

These things look cool. I have been thinking of building one. Your’s is coming along nicely.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#4 posted 2319 days ago

Looking forward to see how this turns out.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#5 posted 2318 days ago

Glad to see you figured out how to fix the split. The rosette looks nice. You are making good progress.

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