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Follow along as I build a tenor guitar. In this video I trim the ends of the braces, notch the kerfed lining and glue the guitar top to the sides.
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#1 posted 04-23-2012 12:34 PM
Tis true that one can never have too many clamps. Projects like this are proof of that. The guitar is coming along nicely. Has the weather where you live had any adverse affects on the guitar?
-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"
#2 posted 04-23-2012 03:18 PM
Hi Doug -
The weather is a problem. We get big swings in temperature and humidity especially in the spring and fall.
I keep the guitar in progress and associated parts in the house and take them out to the shop just when working on them.
As soon as I did this last glue-up, I took the guitar back into the house to dry. I do have a heater in the shop but run it only when I’m out there.
The old saying about clamps is true – I could have used a few more this time, and I do run short occasionally.
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#3 posted 04-23-2012 09:56 PM
very nice work and very informative video, thanks
-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --
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#4 posted 04-24-2012 07:13 AM
love these vids, keep it up.
-- Ben L
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#5 posted 04-24-2012 10:38 PM
I haven’t commented recently on the videos but I’ve been watching them! They are really great! I will definitely be referencing these in the future when I make my ukulele! Thanks a lot for taking the time do make these!
-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!
#6 posted 04-25-2012 01:19 AM
Thanks, everyone for watching. Glad you’re enjoying the series.
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