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10-19-2018 02:35 PM

Hello everyone! I am looking at getting into wood working and was wondering what book, blog, website tools to get. I plan mostly doing wood work on guitars, but would eventually like to get into other stuff. Thanks in advance!

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#1 posted 10-19-2018 03:07 PM

Welcome to LJ. There are lots of good resources around for beginners, although if you’re interested in guitars that’s rather specific. The book I’ve heard a lot of good things about is Irving Sloane’s Classic Guitar Construction, but it’s not an absolute beginner’s guide from what I know.

To get the basics down, a few good resources are such as, which is a good way to learn some basics. You can also look into Youtube channels such as Steve Ramsey and The Wood Whisperer. As for books, Paul Seller’s would be a good place to start.

Best of luck.

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#2 posted 10-19-2018 03:17 PM

Cool. Thanks Lumbering_on. I will look into that.

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#3 posted 10-19-2018 03:39 PM

Ha Lumbering on I see what you did there.::)
Good luck and always go with the grain.

-- Aj

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