Category: Q & A

Q&A and a Soundboard Profiling Demonstration

In this episode of DIY Guitarmaking, I am demonstrating the process of profiling the plates on a bandsaw. I also answer YOUR questions! 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 9 day Hands-On Guitar Building Workshop in

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Machine Bending Guitar Sides | Demonstration and Q&A

In this episode of DIY Guitarmaking, I am demonstrating the process of preparing and bending a set of sides using a side bending machine. I also answer YOUR questions! 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 9

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Fret Slotting Demonstration and Q&A

In this episode of DIY Guitarmaking, I am demonstrating fret slotting. This is the powered method on the table saw. I also answer YOUR questions! 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 9 day Hands-On Guitar Building

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Side Thicknessing Demonstration and Q&A

In this episode of DIY Guitarmaking, I am running a set of side slats through the planer and the drum sander to bring it down to an appropriate thickness for bending. Also, I answer YOUR questions! 🔴 All episodes available

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LIVE(ish) in the Shop | Q&A and a Table Saw Basics Demonstration

In this episode of DIY Guitarmaking, I’m answering your lutherie questions, preparing my sides for thicknessing and demonstrating basic ripping on the table saw. 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 9 day Hands-On Guitar Building Workshop

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Scarf Joint and Neck Blank Making Demonstration and Q&A

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I demonstrate the truing process of the scarf joint and the assembly of the scarf joint and the heel block to the neck blank. Also, per usual, I answer your Q’s. 🔴 Register

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Tour of my Side Bending Setup and a Q&A

I talk about the side bending process and show my side bending “carousel.” Also, I answer YOUR questions! 🔴 Register for an 8 day Hands-On Guitar Building Workshop in Bernville, Pennsylvania: https://www.ericschaeferguitars.com/learn-to-build-your-own-guitar/ 🔴 Check out the online course “Building an

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Soundboard Joining Demonstration with Q&A

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I demonstrate the use of a joining board for joining some Sitka Spruce tops. I also talk a little bit on the topic of jointing as well. ANNND I answer your questions! 🔴

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Guitar Mold Making Demonstration with Q&A

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I use some sanders and a router with a flush trim bit to duplicate and stack pieces of MDF to make a mold for my new parlor guitars. I also answer your questions!

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Guitar #85 Speaks! plus a Finish Prep Demonstration and Q&A

I tune up and play guitar #85 for the first time! Then we strip it down and begin the process of finish prep by steaming out dents, filling gaps, and fixing blemishes. 🔴 Register for an 8 day Hands-On Guitar

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