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Some Early Thoughts on Zebrawood as a Guitar Neck

19 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

It's cantankerous and it smells bad! There, that's it. Welcome to DIY Guitar Making! 🔴All episodes available at diyguitarmaking.com 🔴 Register for an 8 day Hands-On Guitar Building Workshop in Bernville, Pennsylvania: https://www.ericschaeferguitars...

Les Paul Refret with Evo Gold

19 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I refret a Gibson Les Paul with evo gold fretwire. The main focus of the video is on removing the frets, levelling and radiusing the fretboard, installing the new frets, bevelling and dressing the fret ends. I a...

Shop Rounds - Tru Oil, 000 Guitar Design, Tuner Counterboring, Shop Filtration

17 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I talk about the use and application of Tru Oil as a guitar finish, my new short scale 000 design, a new set of bits for counterboring the tuner washers, and the Axiom Stratus and Jet AFS 1000B for shop filtrati...

Tips for Bending Wood Bindings

16 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

I've bent some Ebony binding strips in one of my side bending machines. In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I explain the importance of spreading out the strips, and the moisture/heat requirements, and why Ebony is a great choice for first time bu...

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...

Shop Rounds - Pearl Rosettes and Purfling, Inlay, End Wedge Templates, Neck Angle Jig, Radial Rosette Maker Jig

11 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Eric Schaefer Guitars

In this episode of DIY Guitar Making, I've closed the box on Guitar #85 and I'm talking about planning your binding and purfling scheme. This particular scheme includes mother of pearl in the purfling and rosette. I have a wolf inlay to install on a...

DIY - Mobile Phone, Pen, Remote Control Holder Box

13 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Crazy Couple

DIY - MOBILE PHONE, PEN, REMOTE CONTROL HOLDER BOX In this tutorial, I will show you how to make a Mobile Phone, Pen, Remote Control HOLDER BOX from a single piece of pallet wood. Items Needed Pallet Wood Saw Blade Hand Saw Pencil Clear Varnish Me...

Mon Dieu de la Neige

30 Jul 2019 2 minute read 0 comments dexpartacus

One day when you wake up you already have the feeling that it will be one of those days that could give you a surprise, but first you have to go around a thousand car dealers because your partner has crashed the car with another one proposing a gr...

Building bee boards July 2019

22 Jul 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Solominer

In part two I continue to build carve out channels in wood from solitary bees to make homes inside. These are the larger homes, using a big round round nose router bit. It makes alot of smoke and I have to let it cool down more than the smaller bit....