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prototype 10-string classical guitar

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Name: prototype 10-string classical guitar
Filename: IMG_0867.jpg
Keywords: 10-string guitar
Date added: 31.05.2014 19:20
Added by: davidxyz

This is my prototype 10-string classical guitar.  I made it from salvaged scrap wood, so material cost is zero apart from tuners, fretwire and strings (La Bella modern tuning).

The raised fretboard is made from oak which I have dyed black using Kolorit.  I tapered the fretboard under strings 7-10 to avoid any buzzing.  The neck is made from old pine wood that is very strong along the grain and easy to shape with a file.  I cut the heal slots, scarf joint, and bridge slot with a table saw (easy job).   I'm not sure what the bridge wood is but it's holding the 10 strings with ease and I just used some weights to glue it on, no clamps.    The top is thin laminate (we call it plywood in the UK) and surprisingly gives a nice tone.  The bracing is similar to the pattern used by John Bogdanovich on his DVDs for a 6-string guitar.  The width at the nut is 87mm, 98mm at the 12th fret, and 100mm at the saddle   I just used a few coats of varnish for the finish. 

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