More of the same. Kind of.

Gibson OO 1 and 2 sides

Finished the kerfing on the first after planing the back to a taper.  The tail is 4 1/8″ deep, tapering to 3 1/4″ at the heel.

Thicknessed and bent the sides on the second.  Did a much better job planing the sides even and thinner.  Helped a lot.  I think the second set of maple is my best bending attempt so far.


Bending wood on a hot pipe


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An other interesting process done… I planed all my guitar sides to thickness the other day, which is around .080”.  Lots of work, but I really learned howe to tune up a scraper in the process.  Made a quick fixture … Continue reading