Guitarmaker Issue 106
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From the Director
Acker creates a completely new guitar model for his line. This is his first with a cutaway, and shares its genesis story. OF course, he gets a plug in for the ASIA symposium too.
Pozar performs miracle surgery on the soundboard of a Martin D-28 that had someone fall on it. With 10 photos.
Sterling picks up where he left off, bracing a guitar. This article completely covers his method of making braces for the sondboard and back. With 10 photos.
My 15 Best Practices for Productivity as an Independent Craftsman
Schaefer gives 15 excellent ways for craftsmen to be more productive, mainly by eliminating wasted time. Some areas including the phone rather than email to communicate, prioritizing tasks daily, and avoiding academi procrastination.
Cookie Tin Uke
Kosmahl builds a light-hearted tenor ukulele from a cookie tin. With 22 photos.
Larrivee Bridge Plate Repair
Clark repairs a Larrivee acoustic guitar that had a bridge plate so worn that the string ends damaged the soundboard from the underside. With 20 photos.
Secondary Careers in Lutherie
Retired oral surgeon Kinnebrew decides to start a second career in lutherie. He started by attending Dan Erlewine's luthierie school. With 9 photos.