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American Lutherie #140 is our Summer 2020 issue. Stephen Marchione shows us how to fit the braces in an archtop guitar using traditional techniques. We meet John Jordan, best known for his solidbody electric violins. Part Two of our series, Charles Fox roughs out the neck, makes the neck block and lining, and braces the top and back plates. Kerry Char restores a century-old Larson Bros. harp guitar. Javier Campos Tijeras talks about his French polish work. High school students make guitars in shop class. Laminated bamboo panels seem to work for making nice classical guitars. Make your own notched straightedges. Building a replica of a 7-string Russian guitar. Plus reviews, questions, and remembrances. Read more
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