Guitar Top - Bracing


The top with the braces roughed out prior to initial shaping.  The brace wood is Sitka Spruce obtained from a local supplier, Vikwood.  The bridge is maple.
Dominic cutting the notches for the X-braces.
X-braces glued and clamped.
The X-braces in place.
Dominic gluing and clamping a tone bar.
The first tone bar glued and clamped.
The bracing is nearly complete.  X-braces, transverse brace, tone bars, and finger braces are all in place.
Dominic shaping the braces.


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