Building an Acoustic Guitar Kit

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Building an Acoustic Guitar Kit

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Building an Acoustic Guitar Kit

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Learn how to build a fine guitar you can be proud of, starting with our kit and using simple tools.

Our 71-minute DVD is an ideal introduction to guitarmaking and a great way to learn from accomplished pros. Famed repairman/teacher Dan Erlewine joins our production manager Todd Sams (a veteran guitarmaker) to guide you through the assembly process step-by-step. You'll learn how to build your guitar from the people who make the parts themselves, and we'll share lots of helpful tips to make assembly easy and fun.

This DVD is included FREE with our acoustic guitar kits! It features the building of our Dreadnought Guitar Kit, but the techniques are valuable for building any acoustic guitar, including our Triple-O Kit.

The DVD format includes easy menu selections for quickly reviewing and finding the information you need.

Disc contents
Introduction: Dan Erlewine and Todd Sams
Assembling the sides
Installing the soundhole rosette
Top bracing and fitting
Side reinforcing strips
Back bracing and fitting
Routing and binding
Peghead shaping and drilling
Making the fretboard
Neck shaping and fitting
Installing the nut
Neck installation
Bridge setup
Nut slotting
Action setup and detailing

These DVDs are not "region-specific," and are intended for worldwide use.

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Verified Buyer

Got this free with the kit. It is essential to watch this to get you through.




Verified Buyer

Excellent, very informative. Would recommend to everyone.

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