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Acoustic Guitar #3: Kerfing strips.

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Blog entry by YorkshireStewart posted 10-01-2012 08:40 PM 3786 reads 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: The back and ribs. Part 3 of Acoustic Guitar series Part 4: The neck »

“Why bother to make them? They’re cheap enough!”

“Yes, but, it’s what I do!”

...Recycled mahogany.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems



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BTimmons

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#1 posted 10-01-2012 08:50 PM

This is pretty fun so far! I’d love to get my hands on a bandsaw that beefy.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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Mauricio

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#2 posted 10-01-2012 08:54 PM

Forgive my ignorance but what are those ribs for?

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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YorkshireStewart

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#3 posted 10-01-2012 09:00 PM

These will form the gluing surface to attach the top and bottom to the sides Mauricio. All will be revealed!

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 10-01-2012 10:37 PM

... I thought they were for Frets! LOL…

... I won’t fret about it… knowing I was wrong… LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Karson

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#5 posted 10-02-2012 12:32 AM

Nice bending strips.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Boxguy

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#6 posted 10-02-2012 04:41 AM

Don’t you know it is not polite to kerf in public?

Looking forward to the next set of shots, what fun. like finding eggs on Easter.

-- Big Al in IN

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