Guitarmaker Issue 84
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Charlie Anglemire’s “Old Uke 5”
From the Director
Bear writes about his recent switch to hot hide glue and neck block orientation (with or perpendicular to the sides’ grain).
Building My First Dreadnought Guitar
Herbet gets bit with by the luthier bug and dives headlong into two classes by Dave Nichols at Custom Pearl Inlay - inlay and building a guitar. With 17 photos.
guitar, steel string; school
Howard restores a Stratocaster body by routing out the center third, replacing it with a matching piece of alder and rerouting all the cavities. With 16 photos.
guitar, electric; repair
Interview with Andreas Metaxas
Cypriot Metaxas talks about his custom hand-built guitars and the challenges of being a luthier in Cyprus. Two of his customers weigh-in on his guitars. With 6 photos.
guitar, electric; interview; biography
Charlie Anglemire: CF Martin Production Worker and Hobby Instruent Builder
Kovacik documents three unique instruments by Anglemire. The guitar and mandolin both have double soundboards and double sides with clock key adjustable necks. Outstanding workmanship. With 23 photos.
guitar, steel string; ukulele; mandolin; history
Fledgling Luthier Meets Marquetry
Clark enlists the aid of marqueterian neighbor Lee Doehring to build a ukulele in homage to Ervin Somogyi's Andamento guitar. With 14 photos.
The Carvewright CNC System
Mizek finds a budget CNC machine to be useful while working around its limitations. With 8 photos.
review; cnc; cad
Repairing Poor Factory Fretwork
Clark details a budget-oriented solution to fixing frets on imported guitars. With 12 photos.