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Anyone with the dimensions of McPherson Guitars

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Hi everyone, I was just wondering if someone has built a guitar like Mcpherson's. I am particularly interested in their bracing style and extended sound board design. Anyone?

Mar 22, 10 | 9:31 pm

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Mar 28, 10 | 8:39 pm
Ken Hundley

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I have been experimenting with the laminated bracing they have been using, though certainly of my own design. What do you mean by "extended soundboard design"? One of the other innovations they have really been utilizing is the cantilevered fingerboard, but I have not worked my own version out yet....the extension keeps curving, and I don't have a good answer for that yet.

Mar 29, 10 | 5:31 am

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Peter, I would ask your questions at (or search the archives). There are lots of people over there who are building sound ports, unusual soundholes as well as cantilevered fretboards. I also saw several at the GAL convention, you might want to look thru their publications.

Not really something that I think of in the "kit" world.

Mar 29, 10 | 5:46 am

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