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Q&A | Smelliest Woods, Haze in Finish, Best Wood and Tool Suppliers, and More!!

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I answer YOUR questions! 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 9 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 OM

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Fixing Mistakes on Guitar #86

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I am preparing my new Parlor Guitar prototype for the finishing room. The first step is circling back around to all of the little nicks, indentations, tearouts, and all other blemishes. In this

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Stringing Up and Playing the Parlor Guitar Prototype for the First Time

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I am stringing up, adjusting the saddle height and playing Guitar #86 for the first time! 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 9 day Hands-On Guitar Building Workshop in

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Nut Slotting Masterclass | Guitar #86

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I demonstrate my process for cutting the nut slots. 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 9 day Hands-On Guitar Building Workshop in Bernville, Pennsylvania: https://www.ericschaeferguitars.com/learn-to-build-your-own-guitar/ 🔴 Check out the

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How to Countersink Tuners | Guitar #86

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I am back to work on Guitar #86, a Parlor Guitar with Wenge back and sides. I am installing Steinberger gearless tuners, and recessing the tuners into the headplate. 🔴 All episodes available

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Q&A | Luthier’s Mercantile is Closing!!!

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I answer YOUR questions! 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 9 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 OM

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Q&A | Using Pine for Guitar Tops, Shop Injuries, Roasted Flamed Maple and More!

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I answer YOUR questions! – The worst injury or close call you’ve had in the shop – Roasted flamed maple – Spraying Tru Oil – Cutting Tru Oil – Reallllly hard woods! –

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Evaluating Repairs on a Cheap Guitar

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, we are taking a look at a cheap Carlos Brand Acoustic Guitar and diagnosing the necessary repairs. 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 9 day Hands-On Guitar Building Workshop

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Adding String Compensation on an Acoustic Guitar | An Easy Shorthand

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I am returning to work on the Parlor Guitars. I give you an easy shorthand for getting proper intonation by adding the necessary increase in length to your scale length, AKA compensation, for

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Q&A | How to Install Abalone Purfling

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I am answering YOUR lutherie related questions! 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 9 day Hands-On Guitar Building Workshop in Bernville, Pennsylvania: https://www.ericschaeferguitars.com/learn-to-build-your-own-guitar/ 🔴 Check out the online course

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