miércoles, 19 de diciembre de 2018

Gluing the back

Gluing the back is always an important part of the building. Now it looks like a guitar and the neck angle is set.

domingo, 2 de diciembre de 2018

more assembly pictures

picture 1, where the neck and the soundboard is joined
picture 2, where the sides are being attached in the mold.

miércoles, 21 de noviembre de 2018

viernes, 9 de noviembre de 2018

domingo, 14 de octubre de 2018

Headstock for #139

Raw version of the headstock. The final shaping and polishing will be done just before French polishing.

miércoles, 26 de septiembre de 2018

some sticks

Yes, I kow, these are boring pictures, but its an important part of the guitar.

The spruce block has been split on 2 faces in order to make sure there is as little runout as possible in the braces.
Below, the sticks for the braces on the soundboard and the back

viernes, 21 de septiembre de 2018

jueves, 13 de septiembre de 2018

starting #139

So, summer is over and Iḿ back in the workshop. Here you have the first pictures of the next guitar I will build, a flamenca blanca

domingo, 22 de abril de 2018

#138 ready to be French Polished

#138 is a cedartop blanca with a 7 piece symetrical strut layout. It figures a zig-zag rosette and tieblock inlay made of bloodwood, sycamore and ebony.

miércoles, 28 de marzo de 2018

lunes, 1 de enero de 2018

Happy new year

I'm building these days and I will post photos some velvet morning when I'm straight. (Lee Hazlewood)
Meanwhile, here's a video of Antonio Cobra playing a sitka top blanca of mine from 2016. (thanks Antonio)