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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...

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...

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...

The Chaos Behind the Scenes at Eric Schaefer Guitars

25 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making: A look at the shop when it becomes overwhelmed with projects and dust. I also talk about future plans for dust collection and some tool storage fixtures that I am building. 🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarm...

Recap of the 2020 Acoustic Guitar Build Workshops

23 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

🔴 All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 8 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 Ac...

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...

Jointing Tops and Backs for the Guitar Build Workshops

23 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I'm jointing the soundboards and backs for the acoustic guitar build workshops. I'm using a shooting board and a #5 jack plane. 🔴All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 8 day Hands-On Gui...

Best Kerfing Clamps for Guitar Building | How to Make Them

16 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I show you how I modify c-clamps to make the perfect clamps for installing the kerfed lining on an acoustic guitar. 🔴 Register for an 8 day Hands-On Guitar Building Workshop in Bernville, Pennsylvania: https://w...

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...

Making Bridges for ES-OMC-56 Model Guitars

28 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

  In this episode of Guitar Making, I demonstrate my process for batching out guitar bridges for my orchestra model cutaway style 56 guitars, cutting the individual bridge blanks from a billet of Macassar Ebony and shaping them with the bandsaw, spi...