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Building a simple cigar box guitar #3: Major assembly

10-21-2012 01:19 AM by JJohnston | 0 comments »

I hit my stride today, and knocked out quite a bit of work on this. I had an inspiration on the roundovers on the back of the neck. At the end of the previous installment, I had only run them with the back of the neck down on the router table. I realized if I turned it up on edge and ran the already-rounded edges through again, the ends would look a lot nicer, and would be more hand-friendly. The best view of this is in this shot of tuner installation. Note how the radius on each face fades smoothly into the square section (compare that to the picture in the last installment). This required only final sanding to get it to this state. I’m the last one to figure this out, right?..I sp...

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