On Oil Finishing | Seven Years of Mistakes and Some Pontification

So it’s been seven years since I’ve started building guitars and all I can remember since I started was how to nail the ‘perfect’ oil and wax finish. I used to pour over articles written by many well-known online woodworking magazines and sites and found that every woodworker had his/her own style and after modifying…

Blunting an Edge with a Bevel

Early on Joel had told me about the heel area being a little sharp. At first I didn’t think it’d be a problem but after playing the guitar for a bit I think he was right. There is a sharp corner which is on the neck heel right before it becomes the large horn. It…