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Forum topic by themandan posted 11-15-2013 03:33 AM 588 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-15-2013 03:33 AM

Topic tags/keywords: traditional sanding finishing

im not sure if this is the “right” place to do this, im a verrrrrrry amateur guitar builder…... well i built one. kinda. i was hoping maybe someone on here has experience in it. that would maybe be willing to discuss the matter with me?

-- mesure once. cut twice.. or three times.. then smash it in with a hammer

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#1 posted 11-15-2013 03:57 AM

Quite a few people on this site have done it. Me included.

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#2 posted 11-15-2013 07:33 AM


The vast majority of luthiers are amature, some work to a very high standard indeed. You have built one that doesn’t look bad, now you know what questions to ask. All my experience is with archtops. a more stable guitar,
no cross grain bracing unless you X brace

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