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Guitar Rack #1: My next project

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Blog entry by paullymac posted 06-04-2012 12:01 AM 1053 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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I decided to make a guitar rack to hold up my guitar off the floor. It has spent several years on a cheap metal stand on the floor. I got some sapele outs to use for the short parts, but the backbone of the rack will be made with maple.

So far I made the bottom supports (with the general guideline/plan to the left of the supports)

I plan to dovetail the supports onto a plank across the back. This first one is hand done with a hand saw and chisels (I’ve used a handsaw and router to start the next one)

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To join the cross plank with the backbone, I will use a modified half-lap joint. Pics to come when I finish the other dovetail and the joint.



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#1 posted 06-04-2012 12:02 AM

Oh, and I had to glue the front of the support back on after dropping it on the floor.

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