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Bookmatching the Mockingbirds

August 24, 2010 by  
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These pictures show how we split wood in a process called bookmatching:

Guitar Vault – part 1

March 27, 2010 by  
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Guitar Vault – part 1

In part 1 of Mark Katzen’s series about building customized guitars, Mark talks about pre assembly considerations… When it is time to build a guitar for Paul one thing is sure – the project will not be like anything I have done before. There are a few ways we approach things. Sometimes Paul will have […]

Guitar Vault – part 2

March 27, 2010 by  
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Guitar Vault – part 2

Mark Katzen continues his series about building guitars. In part 1 Mark talked about pre assembly considerations. Here, Mark tells us about pickup cavities, sealing, painting, and other jobs before final assembly… Once the guitar is assembled and everything checks out OK, I then disassemble it back down to just the wood. I’ll tape off […]

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