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One More Guitar #8: Shaping the Neck

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Blog entry by Craftsman on the lake posted 10-28-2020 02:43 AM 414 reads 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here I finally take the neck I glued up in an earlier episode and shape it with drawknife, rasp and sanding.

This is part 8 of the making of a guitar after a 44 year hiatus from from having made them long ago in my youth.

It is as I learned it in Camden, Maine from Luthier Nikos Apallonio in the mid 70’s. The process uses only ordinary shop tools and simple homemade jigs.

The video:

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.



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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 10-29-2020 12:21 AM

now Pepperidge farm goldfish now its looking very nice :<)))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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#2 posted 10-30-2020 05:44 PM

Nice work Dan…. great to see you back into Luthier work

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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