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Scarf Joint and Neck Blank Making Demonstration and Q&A

19 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

  In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I demonstrate the truing process of the scarf joint and the assembly of the scarf joint and the heel block to the neck blank. Also, per usual, I answer your Q's. 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com...

Shop Rounds - Binding Towers, Parlor Guitar Molds, Batching Parts

5 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

  In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I compare the Stewmac Binding Tower with the Luthier's Mercantile Binding tower. I discuss mold making and the batching out of guitar parts for the Acoustic Guitar Build workshops. 🔴 All episodes available at...

Tour of my Side Bending Setup and a Q&A

4 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

I talk about the side bending process and show my side bending "carousel." Also, I answer YOUR questions! 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 8 day Hands-On Guitar Building Workshop in Bernville, Pennsylvania: https://w...

Soundboard Joining Demonstration with Q&A

4 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

  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! � All episodes available at diyguitarmakin...

Guitar Mold Making Demonstration with Q&A

23 Feb 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

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! � All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com...

Shop Rounds | New Parlor Guitar Project, Setting up a Finishing Room, Dental Scrapers for Lutherie

23 Feb 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I talk about what is coming next after Guitar #85. We take a look at my finishing room that I am setting up for efficiently working on my hand rubbed finishes. Lastly, my new tool of the week is dental scrapers....

Guitar #85 Speaks! plus a Finish Prep Demonstration and Q&A

11 Feb 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

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. 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 8 day Hands-On...

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

6 Feb 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Eric Schaefer Guitars

    In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I answer some viewer questions and I give a demonstration of nut slotting techniques on Guitar #85. 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 8 day Hands-On Guitar Building Workshop i...

Counterboring Gearless Tuners into the Headstock of Guitar #85

4 Feb 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I am installing some Steinberger Gearless Tuners. These tuners are a whole different conception of how a tuner should work with the string descending into the headstock instead of wrapping around the post. I am...

Shop Rounds - Mylar Pickguards, Endpins, Brace Chisels, Finishing Cloth

3 Feb 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I cover clear pickguards for fingerstyle guitars, installing endpins, Two Cherries Brace Carving Chisels, and how to remove sizing from new finish rags. � All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com � Register...