Guitar Building DVD

Guitar Side Bending Techniques

This DVD set will show you how to bend guitar sides from scratch. Filmed at my guitar building school in Milford, Connecticut, the entire process is broken down to each individual step with close-ups and instructional graphics. The DVD is 68 minutes in length.

The information covered in the DVD includes:

1. Tools needed for side bending
2. Types of side bending forms
3. Types of side bending irons and machines
4. Demonstration of side bending iron techniques
5. Demonstration of guitar side bending machine
6. Measuring the iron and blanket temperature
7. Controlling spring back
8. Orientating sides properly
9. Cutting side length
10. Trimming side in mold
11. Cutting back angle or arch
12. Classical and steel string guitar molds

The DVDs cover the entire process of side bending and is a great reference for experienced luthiers, as well as step-by-step instructions for the first time guitar builder. Each section has a menu button and is divided into chapters for easy access to critical areas.

Price  $29.95 plus shipping

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