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Make a Parlor Guitar with Tim Alsup & Alan Brittingham July 29 – August 4, 2019 (7 days)

July 29 - August 4

Key Points:

*Building a parlor guitar from start to finish
*Selection of guitar grade woods
*Understanding wood effects on tone
*Carving internal braces and manipulating them for tone
*Getting the best tone from the guitar
*Fretting the guitar
*Inlaying with shell and other materials
*Working to very tight tolerances
*Tuning a guitar
*Understanding the theories behind what makes a guitar work


July 29
August 4