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Ras Alan: Childres Guitars

Childres Guitars

Childres OMC #12015   For Sale  (Or one like it)
Custom OMC form and spreaders
Laying out the top profile; AAA Sitka spruce
Laying out the back profile; East Indian rosewood
Measuring the sides to length
Fitting the internal spreaders
Gluing in the mahogany neckblock
Neck block in place
Gluing in the tail block
Hand planing the sides to the blocks
Gluing "ears" to the headstock
One piece Honduran mahogany neck blank
Making radius sanding blocks
Gluing in the kerfings; spruce on the top, mahogany on the back
Carving the mahogany side struts
Laying out the side strut locations
Gluing in the side struts
Laying out the back braces
Shaping the back braces
Recessing the tailblock for electronics
Gluing the mahogany back braces
Using shop-built jig to inlay rosette
Gluing rosette into the spruce top
Scraping rosette flush with top
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