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Build Your Own Guitar – Finish

This is the final entry about a three week intensive guitar building course I did through the Australian Guitar Making School. Click here to read all entries in this series. —— At the end of the previous entry, I’d just started shaping the neck of...

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Video: First Guitar Debut For Our Guitar Making Class

Yesterday we had a very exciting moment at our guitar building class. One of our fellow students, Christiane, had finished her guitar and it was strung and played for the first time. Christiane doesn’t play guitar. She built the guitar for her son. I hope...

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Build Your Own Guitar – Day 15

This is the entry for Day 15 of a three week intensive guitar building course I’m doing through the Australian Guitar Making School. Click here to read all entries in this series. —— Trimming The Neck Today was (almost) all about the neck of the...

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Build Your Own Guitar – Day 14

This is the entry for Day 14 of a three week intensive guitar building course I’m doing through the Australian Guitar Making School. There’s a new button for this series on the menu at the top of this (or any) page. Simply click on the...

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Build Your Own Guitar – Day 13

This is the entry for Day 13 of a 3-week intensive guitar building course I’m taking through the Australian Guitar Making School. Click to view the entry for days 10, 11 and 12. Click to view Day 9’s entry. Click here to view Day 8’s...

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Lancia Fulvia Update – Assessing the Rust

With the whole guitar thing going on, there hasn’t been much time to play with the Lancia Fulvia but we got a little time today. It was Classics By The Beach in the morning, followed by a little Fiat X19 time with Geoff and a...

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Build Your Own Guitar – Days 10-12

This is the entry for Day 12 of a 3-week intensive guitar building course I’m taking through the Australian Guitar Making School. Click to view Day 9’s entry. Click here to view Day 8’s entry. Click here to view Day 7’s entry. Click here to...

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Build Your Own Guitar – Day 9

This is the entry for Day 9 of a 3-week intensive guitar building course I’m taking through the Australian Guitar Making School. Click here to view Day 8’s entry. Click here to view Day 7’s entry. Click here to view all of Week #1. ——...