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Making the Heronfield Yellow Birch 12 fret 000 (2021-08)
Making the Heronfield Yellow Birch 12 fret 000 (2021-08)

Yellow Birch fresh off of the sawmill This is what it should look like finished Stickering Planing the first pieces after drying Routing sides down to proper size Bending the sides Bending the sides Gluing the book matched top Top Bent sides Besnt sides in mold Gluing kerfed lining Glued up back Gluing back reinforcement

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Making Dragon Tongue 12 fret OM (2019-05)
Making Dragon Tongue 12 fret OM (2019-05)

Selecting flamed red maple NH red spruce weighted top for gluing Prepping edges of the back for gluing gGlued back Rosette Scraped rosette Gluing back braces Shaping sides Look at that wood! Bending sides Sides in the mold Trimming joint Gluing kerfed lining Top bracing Gluing neck & heel blocks Fitting top Shaping back braces

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