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by Eric Schaefer
Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Jointing the Plates - Video Tutorial
Replies: 11
Views: 6776

Re: Jointing the Plates - Video Tutorial

Joel Nowland, Great jig! It took me a minute to grasp the concept of it, but it sounds like a real time saver and a precision jig at that. I see that there is lot of praise for the #6 plane here! I will have to give one a try. As mentioned, it is not a common size, but that doesn't mean that it is n...
by Eric Schaefer
Mon Apr 04, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Builders' Supplies and Services
Topic: Joining the Plates
Replies: 0
Views: 7825

Joining the Plates

Video tutorial on joining the plates to follow up the video on jointing. Enjoy! let me know what you think.

http://www.ericschaeferguitars.com/join ... -tutorial/
by Eric Schaefer
Sun Mar 13, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Jointing the Plates - Video Tutorial
Replies: 11
Views: 6776

Jointing the Plates - Video Tutorial

New video tutorial on jointing guitar plates. I hope this helps someone!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_ywBSlYLPo
by Eric Schaefer
Sun Mar 13, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: William Cumpiano Interview
Replies: 24
Views: 52420

Re: William Cumpiano Interview

Cumpiano's was the first book I ever picked up on guitarmaking. I owe a huge debt of gratitude to Cumpiano and Natelson! Thank you both!
by Eric Schaefer
Fri Mar 11, 2016 11:55 am
Forum: Wood and Materials Q&A
Topic: Bob Taylor video on sourcing spruce
Replies: 0
Views: 6583

Bob Taylor video on sourcing spruce

I think these were worth the watch, even if you don't build guitars. These 2 videos are a little old (from around 2007), but the concepts and methods here are very current. quarter grain and medullary rays are explained very well, and check out how that helicopter picks up wood from the forest floor...
by Eric Schaefer
Tue Nov 24, 2015 7:03 pm
Forum: Builders' Supplies and Services
Topic: Step by Step OM Guitar Build
Replies: 0
Views: 10683

Step by Step OM Guitar Build

A step by step walk-through of a recent luthier class, documenting the birthing of 2 OM guitars. Enjoy!

http://www.ericschaeferguitars.com/buil ... p-by-step/
by Eric Schaefer
Thu Oct 29, 2015 10:49 am
Forum: Builders' Supplies and Services
Topic: Guitar Making Courses in Reading, Pennsylvania
Replies: 0
Views: 9860

Guitar Making Courses in Reading, Pennsylvania

Guitar Making Courses in Reading, Pennsylvania....

Just 2 students to a class. A class every month.

http://www.ericschaeferguitars.com/lear ... wn-guitar/
by Eric Schaefer
Thu Oct 29, 2015 10:44 am
Forum: Builders' Supplies and Services
Topic: Clamps: How many is too many?
Replies: 1
Views: 5667

Clamps: How many is too many?

An article discussing the uses and pros/cons of various clamps used in guitar making

http://www.ericschaeferguitars.com/clam ... -too-many/
by Eric Schaefer
Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Pining for Pine?
Replies: 6
Views: 4603

Re: Pining for Pine?

I just received a large amount of bookmatched pine sets from a guitarmaker who passed. Some of the sets look pretty decent and I'm looking forward to experimenting with them. I'll keep this thread posted!