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By Jim Williams

ISBN-10: 0958907501

ISBN-13: 9780958907507

(Reference). Written through one in every of Australia's most appropriate luthiers, this handbook is a simple, profusely illustrated consultant to developing nylon-string classical and steel-string guitars. features a priceless part on developing the jigs essential to make the activity more straightforward and extra actual, besides complete measurement template diagrams to help in slicing out and staining the physique form and soundboard bracing styles. A Guitar Maker's guide lists the entire fabrics wanted, the place to get them and what difficulties to appear out for in the course of the building.

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Glue the monograms in using a flat caul, then plane them flush. At this point, you can scrape the lid flat and smooth, cut the top to final size and apply a finish (leave the outside and edges unfinished for now). Sanding kingwood and holly at the same time is risky business (the kingwood heats up and bleeds red into the holly) so plane and scrape the final surface, sanding very sparingly. The Montage Still with me? Excellent. Because the montage is where you get to break free and have some real fun. To get the right look, first make some pencil sketches of your favorite tools.

Make the points as an assembly, plane the bottom edge flat, then glue it to the top of the monogram. This is much easier than fitting each point separately. 44 ■ POPULAR WOODWORKING MAGAZINE October 2015 Slice & dice. With the tools precisely made, you can then cut them up into little pieces. It’s a little sad. You have hugged a tree lately, haven’t you? 0. Use the meat computer God gave you and render yourself a coat of arms. on the scrollsaw or fret saw and refine their shapes with carving chisels, rasps, scrapers and files.

Gether. It is possible, but it will be nervewracking (don’t ask me how I know this). It makes much more sense to glue the front and back legs to each of the side rails first. You’ll need to make up a set of cauls to clamp this subassembly together effectively and without marring the legs. You’ll also want to get your wedges for the tenons, and have a small hammer ready. Spread enough glue in the mortises to wet the side walls, but not so much that the glue drips and pools at the bottom of the mortise.

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