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  • Guitar Of The Month - July 2015

    Published by ProjectGuitar.com

    Congratulations to @ginner on a first and very well-deserved win on this month's contest with his Titan Emerald build. Ginner's builds over the last couple of years have shown ability and consistency, so we look forward to seeing what else he can pull out of the hat in future!

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    • Designing Guitars In CAD (2D vs. 3D)

      Published by Prostheta

      In the previous instalment, we explored the general uses and scope of CAD. In this brief section the comparison between the uses of 2D and 3D are relevant to basic instrument design.

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    • Designing Guitars In CAD (Introduction)

      Published by Prostheta

      Do you want to learn to design your own instrument, or perhaps brush up on your existing design skills? This series of articles breaks down the fundamentals of instrument design on your computer and helps you transfer your ideas across to realising the finished guitar!

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    • Designing Guitars In CAD (CAD Fundamentals)

      Published by Prostheta

      The first article in this series introduces CAD in its bare basics, explains its place within the context of instrument design and illustrates the powerful concepts it provides all the way through to making noise and sawdust.

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    • LMI Plate Joining Jig

      Published by SwedishLuthier

      The plate joining jig from LMI is a purpose-built jig for glueing soundboards/backs for acoustics or even tops for solidbodies without tying up valuable workbench space. How does it work in practice and is it a good investment for your workshop?

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    • Pilot HDF505 "The Shaker" Mechanical Pencil

      Published by Prostheta

      What? A pencil deserves an entire article...?

      When you spend hours in the workshop marking out hundreds of accurate measurements, you develop a reliance on whatever you use to do your marking. The last year using this inexpensive trouble-free pencil has been unexpectedly satisfying....

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    • ABM 5400 Katana tremolo system

      Published by ProjectGuitar.com

      A recent introduction to the ABM catalogue is their new KATANA tremolo system. Milled from solid brass, this mighty OFR-compatible bridge offers several improvements over the existing tried and tested design....

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