Luthier DVDs For Sale

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Building the Selmer-Maccaferri Guitar...
with Michael Collins

Build a Selmer-Maccaferri guitar

Comprehensive 10 DVD set showing how to build the Selmer-Maccaferri guitar. Filmed in Canada at Michael Collins guitar shop, Mike starts with a pile of wood and ends up with a beautiful gypsy jazz guitar. An experienced gypsy jazz guitar builder, Mike carefully explains every step of the building process and you see the finished guitar played by David Dunlap.

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$149.95 plus shipping


Replacing the Vintage Guitar Fretboard

Replace vintage L-00 guitar fretboard

A three hour, two DVD set on replacing the vintage guitar fretboard. The entire process of building and replacing a vintage fretboard is shown on a vintage 1940's Gibson L-00 guitar. Filmed at Hot Strings Guitar's school and workshop in Milford, Connecticut, luthier and instructor Jamie Boss explains the process and tools required in a step-by-step manner.

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$49.95 plus shipping


Guitar Finishing With Water-based Lacquer

Finish a guitar with water based lacquer

A three hour, two DVD set made for First time guitar finishers using water-based nitrocellulose lacquer. This DVD set will show you how it is possible to achieve a great finish in your home workshop. Basic finishing skills and knowledge are required. Easy to use, much safer than solvent based nitrocellulose lacquer, water-based lacquer cleans up with soap and water.

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$49.95 plus shipping


Carving the Classical Guitar Neck with Jamie Boss

Carve a Classical Guitar Neck

Two DVD set showing how to carve the Classical Guitar neck from scratch using basic hand-tools and a bandsaw. I include a set of free classical strings as a gift. Filmed at Hot Strings Guitar Shop in Milford, Connecticut, he starts with a plank of mahogany and ends up with a finished classical guitar neck. The DVD makes a great reference for experienced luthiers or beginners.

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$49.95 plus shipping


Replacing the Guitar Truss Rod

Replace and Repair a Guitar Truss Rod

A single DVD to instruct you how it is possible to replace a broken truss rod in your home workshop. Basic carpentry skills and knowledge are required. The DVD covers removal of the fretboard, replacing the truss rod and regluing of the fretboard. Filmed at my guitar building school in Milford, Connecticut, the entire process is broken down into individual steps.

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$39.95 plus shipping


Install, Level, and Crown Fretwire

Install, Level, and Crown Frets

A 35 minute guitar building DVD applicable to both steel string and classical acoustic guitars, this video provides a comprehensive and step-by-step overview of how to install, level, crown and polish fret wire. The various hand tools, special tools and power tools that are used during the process are covered. This video can also be used for basic set-up fret leveling and crowning.

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$29.95 plus shipping


Locate and Saw Fret Slots

Locate and Saw Fret Slots

Applicable to both steel string and classical acoustic guitars, this DVD provides a comprehensive and step-by-step overview of how to locate, mark, saw and use of the various fixtures for making slots for installing frets. The various hand tools, fixtures, special tools and power tools that are used during the process are discussed and shown.

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$29.95 plus shipping


Inlay Fret Dots and Side Markers

Inlay Fret Dots and Side Markers

Applicable to both steel string and classical acoustic guitars, this DVD provides a comprehensive and step-by-step overview of how to inlay, position, glue and finish sand the fretboard dot markers and side markers. The various hand tools, special tools and power tools that are used during the process are discussed and shown. Also covers final radius sanding of the fretboard.

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$29.95 plus shipping


Making a Slotted Headstock

Making a Slotted Headstock

For both steel string and classical acoustic guitars, the DVD provides a comprehensive and step-by-step overview of how to make a slotted headstock. The various hand tools, special tools and power tools that are used during the building process are discussed. Presented by luthier Jamie Boss, the presentation was filmed at his Connecticut guitar building school.

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$29.95 plus shipping


Beginner's Guide to Wood, Tools, and Plans

Beginner's Guide to Wood, Tools, and Plans for Acoustic Guitar Building

Designed for the beginning guitar builder, and applicable to both steel string and classical acoustic guitars, this DVD provides a step-by-step and comprehensive overview of the wood and guitar building kits that are available. The various hand tools, special tools and power tools that are used during the building process are discussed and shown.

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$29.95 plus shipping


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