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This beautiful solid mahogany slab spoke to me:-)

This beautiful solid mahogany slab spoke to me:-)

Last week I went shopping for wood suitable for making new guitar bodies. This rough mahogany slab measured 8' long by 17" wide by 2" thick. The marginal side to side cupping was barely perceptible, so I had to buy it! We are now milling it into 4 one-piece guitar...

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Further reflections on a guitar build

Further reflections on a guitar build

Triple Guitar Serial # 736936G is now assembled.  We wait a few days while the newly tensioned neck adjusts to the approximately 102 pounds of tension when strung to standard tuning. Tomorrow we will complete final adjustments and this new Triple Guitar will be...

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Reflections on a guitar build

Reflections on a guitar build

Pictured is the body for Triple Guitar Serial # 736936G. This picture was taken after the final sanding, and this body will be buffed and polished. You can clearly see the pegboard holes reflection in the finish already. This guitar features an alder body with a...

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