Guitarmaker Issue 82
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Beautiful cherry-burst electric by luthier David Ayers. See more in the Fledgling Luthier Showcase.
From the Director
Bear mentions ASIA president David Nichols’ surgery and recuperation, then follows up with the travails of government legislation on CITES, Lacey and other tonewood laws that affect ASIA members. With 1 photo.
Creation of Sound Ports in Guitar Sides
Mizek details his approach for installing soundports in guitar sides. It involves a special clamping fixture, templates and a plunge router. If you are considering sound ports, this is a must read. With 15 photos.
15 Minutes for a Neck Reset
Leroux shares his unique method for attaching a bolt-on neck that can be reset in 15 minutes. With 8 photos.
Making Bridge Blanks
A completely detailed method for making Martin-style bridges. With 21 photos.
Unique Projects in Lutherie
Clark uses knowledge gained from reading “Cigar Box Guitars” to build a ukulele from a Mouton Cadet wine box. With 8 photos.
Fledgling Luthier Showcase
The acoustic and electric guitars of David Ayers. With 5 photos.
biography; guitar, electric
Alan Carruth Ultimate Scrapers (and Other Reviews)
Clark reviews Alan Carruth’s “Ultimate Scrapers” DVD, new sandpaper from 3M and Diablo, Stew-Mac videos on spray finishing and sunbursting. With 6 photos.
CITES/Lacey Q&A Part 2 from 2011 Symposium
Transcribed by Nadine Nichols
Nadine Nichols’ transcription of the Q&A session of the CITES/Lacey presentation from the 2011 Symposium. 10 pages of dialog.