3rd Classical guitar

Construction and repair of Classical Guitar and related instruments
Jon Gillard
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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by Jon Gillard » Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:06 am

Philipp Lerche wrote:
Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:30 am
Indeed ! That Yew looks amazing !
Congrats on this build Jon :bravo:

It seems to be oil finished, isn't it ?
Yes I use Liberon oil, I find it much easier to apply than Tru oil
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mitch lees
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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by mitch lees » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:01 am

Jon,

Very nice looking guitar. How did you find the Yew reacted to bending? And what make of tuners are these - they look very elegant?

Congrats

Mitch

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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by Jon Gillard » Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:47 am

mitch lees wrote:
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:01 am
Jon,

Very nice looking guitar. How did you find the Yew reacted to bending? And what make of tuners are these - they look very elegant?

Congrats

Mitch
Thanks Mitch, the Yew is pretty springy, and a little tricky where the grain isn’t straight.
Tuners are Der Jung with end bearings, I couldn’t find anything else in this price range with bearings, they are very smooth.
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Jon Gillard
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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by Jon Gillard » Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:49 am

mitch lees wrote:
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:01 am
Jon,

Very nice looking guitar. How did you find the Yew reacted to bending? And what make of tuners are these - they look very elegant?

Congrats

Mitch
Thanks Mitch, the Yew is pretty springy, and a little tricky where the grain isn’t straight.
Tuners are Der Jung with end bearings, I couldn’t find anything else in this price range with bearings, they are very smooth.
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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by senunkan » Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:44 pm

Looks great!
How about some sound clips?
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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by MessyTendon » Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:15 pm

Yew gonna play a sample for us?

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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by CT20 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:34 pm

Lovely. Particularly impressive for only a third build. I suspect you already had some serious woodworking skills.

Jon Gillard
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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by Jon Gillard » Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:19 pm

MessyTendon wrote:
Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:15 pm
Yew gonna play a sample for us?
:D
Check out my instagram for something quick and lo fi
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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by Jon Gillard » Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:21 pm

CT20 wrote:
Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:34 pm
Lovely. Particularly impressive for only a third build. I suspect you already had some serious woodworking skills.
Thanks
Not really, but I’m pretty determined and have an understanding wife!!
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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by TheEvan » Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:11 pm

Aesthetic marvel!

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Philipp Lerche
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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by Philipp Lerche » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:59 pm

MessyTendon wrote:
Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:15 pm
Yew gonna play a sample for us?
:lol: what a hoot lol
"If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done."
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Phil

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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by vesa » Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:22 am

Jon, thanks for the inspiration , it is always encouraging to see finished projects and congratulations for the great job done.
Jon Gillard wrote: have an understanding wife!!
:) And congratulations for that too. :okok:
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Michael Groocock
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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by Michael Groocock » Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:13 pm

Fantastic , clean lines and clean work.

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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by Sharkbait » Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:05 pm

Very beautiful colour on that yew. What does it (yew) sound like?

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Re: 3rd Classical guitar

Post by Jack Douglas » Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:23 pm

Beautiful! Whew says yew can’t love yew😊
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