Q&A | “The Tree” Mahogany, Bending Solid Linings, Fretboard Radii for Acoustics and More!

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I answer YOUR questions!


– Flattening the top radius in the upper bout to glue the fretboard tongue

– Bending solid linings or laminating solid linings

– What is the lowest fretboard radius used for acoustic guitars?

– Bosch Colt trim routers

– The story of “The Tree” mahogany

– Measuring top deflection

– Countersinking tuners

– Stainless steel frets

– Aluminum bridge plates

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