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Cedar Top On An Archtop


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Many people use cedar as a top on acoustics; it smells very nice of course. Softer than spruce.

You're brave to try an archtop as your first guitar; if you can pull it off, then every other guitar you build will seem easy by comparison.

Not to dissuade...but I've built 4 solid bodies and done many repairs, and I still don't think I'm quite ready for the hard part of my own (partially started) archtop project.

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thx all

i from northern idaho

i helped a guy with a couple of tops and backs, so i feel ok doing that. (i hope)

the neck will be the hard part, i think.

i try to play alittle too, i hope that will help with the feel part of it....lol

i guess thats why i'm here, hope to look for tips, and a shoulder to cry on....hhehehehehehe

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