Build Tutorials in order?

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Jhunt
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Build Tutorials in order?

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Hi,
Im about to start my first blues creek kit guitar. I’d like to follow the way that John builds and I’ve found a huge number of videos from him on YouTube.

Im wondering if there are videos that show a kit assembled from start to finish. Sort of like first we do x, then once that is done we move on to y, sort of thing.
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Re: Build Tutorials in order?

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the order is how you decide to do it
I suggest
A prepping the rim
B screw in neck and tail block
C side support ribbon
D kerfed lining
E true side
F brace top and back
G Glue back then top
H binding
I Preset neck
J assemple neck true fretboard and fret
K sand neck to shape
L finish coats
M level sand buff and polish
O assemple guitar glue neck on first and
p Glue bridge
Q set up
I do fretting after neck assembly but I have all the tools. I cannot stress this enough, PREP IS EVERYTHING
take your time and when in doubt CALL ME
John Hall
Blues Creek Guitars Inc
Authorized CF Martin Repair Center
president of Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans
http://www.bluescreekguitars.com
Jhunt
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Re: Build Tutorials in order?

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Thanks, John! That is super helpful.
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Re: Build Tutorials in order?

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John,
Could you or Glen create a playlist with those videos and put them on https://www.youtube.com/@LaSalle.ToneWorks/playlists ?
- Randall Newcomb
10 fingers in, 10 fingers out - another good day in the shop
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Re: Build Tutorials in order?

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I will ask Glenn
John Hall
Blues Creek Guitars Inc
Authorized CF Martin Repair Center
president of Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans
http://www.bluescreekguitars.com
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