The Practical (Illustrated) Guide to Slotting a Multi-Scale Guitar

The fanned fretted fingerboard can be fretted following a few basic principles:
* Selecting two scale lengths, one for the lowest string (E for a standard tuning six string) and one for the High E string.
* Deciding at which fret will be the neutral or straight one
* Accurately marking the fret position on the respective top and bottom string line and not on the edges or centerline as standard fretboards.
* Marking and cutting the slots with a fret slotting saw

Which Glues are Right for Electric Guitar Building and Repair

What glue do luthiers use?
• There are four types of glues commonly used by Luthiers:
• Hide Glue- Animal Based Glue
• Carpenters Glue – PVA Glue
• CA glue – Cyano-Acrilate (Superglue)
• Epoxy glue – Two part
Let’s take a look at each of these types to better understand which ones are designed for which task and all the ways we may want to use them. We’ll go through the pros and cons as well as examples and tips for specific glues

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