I rout out the binding ledge for curly maple binding strips using a binding tower system, and I talk about the importance of minding grain direction among other things.
I create and install a decorative end seam inlay for guitar #56
Cutting square binding channels really comes down to good binding prep, that is, making the sides meticulously flat and square prior to commiting your guitar to the router. I provide some tips for flattening the sides effectively as I prepare…
I create and inlay a decorative endwedge to cover the end seam out of Tiger Myrtle burl and flamed Maple binding strips.
I fashion a bundle of guitar neck blanks from billets of Honduran Mahogany using the jointer, table saw and planar to make them perfectly flat, square and consistent.
I break down some estimated costs for tools, jigs, parts and materials to get started in acoustic guitar making. I also talk about the cost of education in lutherie.
How to get started in Lutherie! I discuss things like having basic tool skills, learning to sharpen, whether or not you should build from a kit or from scratch, and whether or not you should specialize in acoustic guitars or…