" I would just glue a patch on the inside as I build the guitar, slightly oversized (about 3/8" oversized) on both the side andthe inside of the face. Then after the assembly is otherwise complete I wou…"
"Quarter sawn is nice but not necessary. As long as you are aware of what you are working with and brace it properly you should have no problem. Just remember that the wood will move differently slab as opposed to quartered…"
" Well, in the upper bout the way the two small longetudeanal braces are tilted inward to bridge accross the fretboard face intersection I suppose. Looks nice, the rest of it appears to be traditional X…"
"If you purchase a guitar for the name, please consider just purchasing the name only without the guitar.
Your answer would usually be a flat Hell No.
So, with that being the case the reverse could (but usually isnt) be true.
Unless you know the…"
"Look up Brunner guitars, he has a novel (patented I believe) method for a removeable neck. Some modification of what he has may provide exactly what you are looking for. Take care not to cross over into his protected territory though, it's not…"
"Thanks for the comment, it echoes my observations perfectly. I am building a wrc neck right now just for the fun of it.
Actually the most trouble I have ever had with any neck material is english walnut. It seems to wander wherever it is pushed or…"
"Habe you built before?
The first observation I would direct your attention to is this, If roundbacked instruments were easier to make then why arent more people making them?
I have tried to teach others how to make them with only one success. That…"
"I am very interested in this as I have wanted to experiment with WRC for some time now. Just have not had the time to do it. LOL better to let someone else bear the brunt of time and expense.
I have a very large supply of WRC, Makes wonderful…"
"aRE YOU A PLAYER, PLAYER BUILDER, OR BUILDER?
Occasionally I do something a little different than the norm, and I am just starting a multiscale instrument. Let me know more about what you want/expect and lets explore…"
"I have had a chance now to use the new bench all the way through building a guitar. It was very handy in almost every respect. I found that at times I was working in my own shadow so now I have to change the lighting a little bit to eliminate the…"
"The hammer did not work so I resorted to a time honored method used by children everywhere. I just blundered through without bothering to read any instructions. It worked after a fashion, just click on my name and it will take you to where the pics…"