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Building a Tenor Guitar #6: Jointing and Gluing the Top and Back

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Blog entry by Randy Price posted 11-05-2011 06:09 PM 4666 reads 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Follow along as I build a tenor guitar. In part 6 I joint and glue the guitar top and back plates together.

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#1 posted 11-06-2011 06:55 PM

When you said that the top is .013”, does that mean that it is .013” thicker than the finished thickness?

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#2 posted 11-06-2011 09:40 PM

Yes – I left it slightly thicker to allow for final sanding – the final thickness for the top will be 3/32” or .09375”.

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