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

06-20-2008 02:45 PM by Mark Mazzo | 2 comments »

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!

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The Craftsman's Path #39: Dreadnought Guitar - Routing channels for binding and purfling

06-08-2008 12:07 AM by Mark Mazzo | 0 comments »

Well, I just got the body together – so, what else would I do but take a router to it ??! Seriously though, this was probably the most nerve-racking part of the build so far. Read about my adventures in my latest blog post. Take a look and let me know what you think. Thanks for reading!

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The Craftsman's Path #38: Dreadnought Guitar - Enclosing the body

06-02-2008 04:25 AM by Mark Mazzo | 8 comments »

It was finally time to close up the body of the guitar. Yet another fun clamping operation.Things went reasonably well. The stage is now set for routing the channels for the binding and purfling. Take a look at the post for details. Thanks for reading!

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The Craftsman's Path #37: Dreadnought Guitar - Attaching the top

05-23-2008 02:44 PM by Mark Mazzo | 2 comments »

Interesting clamping challenges abound in this project. In the picture you can see the solution for attaching the top of the guitar. Take a look at my latest post to see what they are and how they are used. Thanks for reading!

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The Craftsman's Path #34: Dreadnought Guitar - Bracing the top

04-06-2008 04:06 PM by Mark Mazzo | 2 comments »

There was more bracing work to do on the guitar. This time a more complex operation on the underside of the guitar top. I found an alternative to the wooden dowel go-bars that I used last time. Take a look at the latest post to see the operation. Thanks for reading!

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The Craftsman's Path #31: Dreadnought Guitar - Assembling the sides and kerfed linings

03-20-2008 04:51 AM by Mark Mazzo | 7 comments »

Well, I’ve officially started down the road of lutherie! The guitar project has started and I’ve posted about my first efforts at my blog. Take a look at the initial steps in creating an instrument. Please let me know what you think – it’s definitely an interesting process so far. Thanks for reading!

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