The wood details kit includes all the hard to find wood necessary to create a guitar using the building methods in the book and dvd. An elegant color scheme for the guitars’s details has been selected that is different from both the book and the dvd. The components are put together the same way as they are in the book and dvd, the advantage is this scheme will work for both a spruce or cedar top guitar just about any back and sides wood. Kit includes side and lining laminations, detail and headpiece veneer, bindings and back strip, cross-grain back center patch and veneer for creating the wheat motif and rosette center ring. Purchase the entire kit for a savings.
$157.99 – $184.99
No more scrambling around finding wood that will produce a great looking guitar. All the components of the classical guitar wood detail kit have been carefully chosen to produce an elegant look on either a spruce or cedar top guitar. A slightly different scheme as that of the book or dvd the components are put together the same way. The warm brown Jatoba for binding and back strip bends easily and looks great on almost any guitar wood combination.
The decorative scheme is the same for both types of guitars, the difference between the spruce and cedar package is the side laminations. On a spruce top guitar the inner side laminations are Alaskan yellow cedar and on a western red cedar guitar they are pear wood. Everything else is the same. Could you use Alaskan yellow cedar on a cedar top guitar? Certainly, but the option is available.
The classical guitar wood details kit includes:
Side laminations (Choice of Alaskan yellow cedar or pear wood) – 4pcs. 32″ x 4″ x .022″
Mahogany lining laminations – 16 pcs 32″ x .625″ x ~ .042″
Ebonized pear wood, Alaskan yellow cedar & Mahogany – 1 sheet each
Jotaba for bindings, back & butt strips
Mahogany cross-grain back center strip
Headpiece veneers – Alaskan Yellow Cedar or Pearwood and Ebonized pearwood (black) 2pcs. 8″ x 3.5″ x .022-.018″
Wheat stack consisting of 20 pcs mahogany .018 thick, 10 pcs Alaskan yellow cedar .012″ thick, and 10 pcs Alaskan yellow cedar .024″ thick – all pieces 26″ x .75″
Maple burl rosette center ring (glued to hardwood substrate) .055″ thick
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|Dimensions||36 × 12 × 4 in|
Alaskan yellow cedar for spruce, Pearwood for cedar
Black and Yellow, Brown and Yellow