Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Brace yrself

Arlen says bracing is the most intensive part of building a guitar. Once this is done, I should breeze through much of the rest.

Today was spent sanding down the rosette and cutting and radiusing the braces for the top plate. Pretty fun stuff. Really.

It is a good feeling to know that my carpentry skills can cut it (no pun) with such detail oriented work. It's one thing to bang a house together, it's another to cut a notch in a brace that has to be accurate to 1/64th of an inch.

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