Building a Tenor Guitar #4: Dimensioning the Tenor Guitar Back and Sides

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Blog entry by Randy Price posted 1041 days ago 4360 reads 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 3: Building a Tenor Guitar Part 3 - Making the Guitar Mold Part 4 of Building a Tenor Guitar series Part 5: Making the Spreader Clamps and Kerfed Linings »

Follow along as I build a tenor guitar. In part 4 you will see how the back and sides are dimensioned and brought to the final thickness – from a plank of roughsawn walnut to the 0.80” thick back and sides.


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#1 posted 1041 days ago

I’m realing enjoying this video blog, Randy. Thanks for sharing. So far I think I’ve got the skill to do it….. We’ll see once you get to the neck and fret work, etc if I’ve got what it takes. Haha. Thanks for taking the time to make this for us

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#2 posted 1039 days ago

Glad you’re enjoying the blog. When you consider all it takes to build a guitar it can be overwhelming but like any big project when you break it down into individual steps it is doable. Thanks for following the build.



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