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Building a Tenor Guitar - Part 19

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Blog entry by Randy Price posted 811 days ago 4130 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch


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.

-- http://www.plankandplane.com



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nobuckle

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#1 posted 811 days ago

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"

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Randy Price

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#2 posted 811 days ago

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.

Thanks,

Randy

-- http://www.plankandplane.com

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steliart

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#3 posted 811 days ago

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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AttainableApex

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#4 posted 810 days ago

love these vids, keep it up.

-- Ben L

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dakremer

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#5 posted 810 days ago

Hey Randy, 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!!!!

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Randy Price

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#6 posted 810 days ago

Thanks, everyone for watching. Glad you’re enjoying the series.

Randy

-- http://www.plankandplane.com

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