Ecological Jazz Guitar – Part 4. Bindings

22 May

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Glueing Sycamore veneers for the purflings (the black and white stripes around the edges) and local Sesam wood for the bindings.

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Cutting the grooves for purfling and binding.

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After the purflings have been glued in, the bindings are bent to shape, ready to be fitted in the groove.

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When it’s all glued in place, the whole body is then scraped and sanded smooth. Here it is with a coat of Danish Oil, prior to the shellac.

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