Category: Q & A

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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Q&A and a Nut Slotting Demonstration on Guitar #85

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I answer some viewer questions and I give a demonstration of nut slotting techniques on Guitar #85. 🔴 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

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Torrefied Wood Explained – Podcast Ep. 8

  In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I discuss the torrefaction process, the tonal implications of torrefied wood for guitar parts such as tops, backs, and necks, and the inherent stability of torrefied wood and more.

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Q&A – Natural Harmonics, Reverse Kerfing, and Bevelling Side Braces – Podcast Ep. 6

This is a Q&A episode of DIY Guitar Making, where I answer questions from the Member’s Forum in the Online Guitar Building School at ericschaeferguitars.com.

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Q&A – Pickguards, Rosettes, and $20k Guitars

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Q&A – Bridge Weight, Headstock Angles, and Carbon Fiber

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Q&A – Side Slat Layout, Spanish Cedar Necks, and Bending Mahogany

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