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Acoustic Guitar Building Course


For acoustic guitars you will learn the following skills

  • Sharpening and use of tools
  • Thicknessing woods to fine tolerances
  • Bending wood to required shape using bending iron method or heat blanket method.
  • Jointing and book-matching wood for front and back
  • Tap tuning woods for optimum acoustic sound
  • Bracing the internals and their function
  • Rosette design
  • Edge decoration and design
  • Neck joint fitting
  • Truss rod fitting
  • Head shapes and neck profiling
  • Fingerboard and fret position marking and cutting
  • Fretting
  • Making bridges and their importance
  • Wood preparation prior to finishing
  • Applying protective finish
  • Setting the instrument to play


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