Building The Stewmac Dreadnought

 
1: Overview: Stewmac Dreadnought
2: Gluing Sides to Blocks
3: Making The Body Mold
4: Gluing the Kerfed Linings
5: Gluing the Back Braces
6: Setting Up the Top
7: Brace Shaping
8: Contouring the Rim
9: Notching Rims for Braces
10: Gluing the Back
11: Gluing Side Braces
12: Gluing On The Top
13: Shaving Off The Overhangs
14. Routing For Bindings and Purfling
15: The Tail Wedge
16: Gluing Bindings and Purfling
17. Cleaning Up The Body
18. Gluing The Peghead Veneer
19. Installing Tuning Machines
20. Setting The Neck
21. Making the Fretboard
22. Shaping The Neck
23. Pore Filling The Neck
24. Setting The Bridge Position
25. Pore Filling 
26. Finishing
27. Setup
28. The Grateful Dread
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This Guitar at a recent Colorado Luthiers show.
What a true gentleman Wayne is!


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