This section contains information on the construction of the first Voyageur Guitar.
This instrument is being constructed by my son, Dominic. It will be a small jumbo very similar to a Gibson L-130 that we own (and love.) We are using the OLF-SJ plan set from Stewart-MacDonald.
|The Beginning||Materials and initial work with the neck|
|The Neck||Completed neck blank and initial shaping|
|Body Mold||Building the mold for the body|
|The Back - Plate preparation||Building the back plate|
|The Back - Bracing||Bracing the back plate|
|The Top - Plate preparation||Building the top plate and completing the rosette|
|The Top - Bracing||Bracing the top|
|Sides||Bending the sides|
|Body||Assembling the body|