I discuss options for sourcing acoustic guitar tonewoods from online luthier suppliers, from local hardwood suppliers, and even from the forest floor itself! (but dont’ do that…)
If you are used to seeing lutherie videos here, then this will be something new for you. I will still be making the videos but now I will also be posting podcast episodes as well! Episode ONE! Dun, dun dun…I…
I have a prefabricated wolf inlay from DePaule Supply and I’m going to drill and install this inlay for a student in an upcoming 8 day Guitar Building Workshop. Enjoy! Starbond Cyanoacrylate Glue Affiliate Link: https://www.starbond.com/?rfsn=3926446.604e6d
I’ve attached a thin maple strip to the edge of my ebony binding strips and now I’m cutting the binding channels, and addressing the miters between the florentine cutaway tip and the end seam.
I resaw, dimension and slot a fretboard out of a waste piece of Ziricote for Guitar #56
Ramon visits the shop to work on a cool radial rosette design with black limba, burl, and fiber strips. We’re using the Radial Rosette Maker Jig available here: https://www.ericschaeferguitars.com/the-radial-rosette-maker-kit/
I’m using Zebrawood for the fingerboard on Guitar #57. I dimension out a rough fretboard blank, cut the fret slots and shape the board.
I install wood bindings on a florentine cutaway guitar.
I cut a channel with a gramil and a chisel and bind the tip of the florentine style cutaway with flamed maple strips on guitar #57
I create and install a decorative end seam inlay for guitar #56