The Craftsman's Path #41: Dreadnought Guitar - Installing the binding and purfling

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Blog entry by Mark Mazzo posted 06-20-2008 02:45 PM 1426 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Now that the channels have been routed it was time to install the binding along the back and top as well as the decorative purfling along the top. It was interesting and a bit tricky at times. Take a look at the details at my blog. Thanks for reading!

Scraping the binding and purfling

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#1 posted 06-21-2008 02:05 AM

that is just amazing Mark. You definitely have more patience than I do. Bet you can’t wait to make some music with this beautiful instrument.

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#2 posted 06-21-2008 05:58 PM


Thanks. I’m definitely interested in hearing how it will sound. Time will tell…there’s still a ways to go before that stage. Thanks for your comments.

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