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steveadams
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Hi Guys

I have 2 new videos...I've decided to host them on youtube for ease of use as the file size limit on here is a bit tight...

I've made them "invite only" which means they will play when you use these links, no password necessary but they aren't generally public.

Just once again reminding you that now they're on youtube the quality doesn't look so good, my phone films at 640 x 342 pixels so please shrink down the playback window from youtube and you will get a better experience...I wish I could say the same about the quality of the build...ha ha...

As ever would love to hear your thoughts...

here are the links to the latest videos:

FITTING THE NECK PT 1

FITTING THE NECK PT 2

 

I may put all of the previous videos on youtube if anyone is interested as I know some of you had issues watching on here..once again let me know

 

cheers

Steve


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@steveadams

I’ve watched the first video and it all looks good. The quality is fine, maybe not TV standard but you’re not selling a product so don’t worry about it. I did have trouble watching some of the earlier ones so utube would be good for me. 
I think you’ve made an important point about fitting parts together - both bits have to be well prepared. Guitar makers always align the neck block so that you are making the mortise by cutting across the grain which makes getting a smooth surface more difficult, so well spotted. Problem solving as you go along is one of the most important skill in my opinion. Rubbing the parts with soft chalk can help to show where the high spots are. 
Planning to watch the second video later as it time for the Sunday afternoon fiddle playing session.

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@steveadams.

Love it Steve. 

I wish I had the nerve......and the skill to do wee videos like that. 

The guitar is looking great and coming along very nicely. Other than watching Mark's great online courses it's great having your wee storybuild to follow showing us how it can be done. 

Thanks again and keep them coming.... very entertaining. 

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Thanks for the feedback appreciate it...shame it's not TV quality as I am actually a TV director!! ha ha...I forgot the phone wasn't recording full HD

Great tip with the chalk...

cheers

Steve


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@russ 

Thanks so much..I think what comes across is how scared I am...ha ha..

Onwards...

 

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Steve


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Great videos again @steveadams and you're entitled to be pleased with yourself with what you've achieved so far. These extra hands that magically appear to assist in aligning the drill is a great trick too.


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@steveadams 

Chalk fitting is a standard thing in instrument making schools that use hand tools but it’s not used so much with machine tools.

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Really awesome video , informative and important...

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@robin 

You win the prize for eagle eyes...!! Those extra hands cost me a bottle of chardonnay, apprentices do not come cheap...

 

cheers

 

 

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Thanks so much for the encouragement..really appreciate it...

2 more new videos ready to go v soon and i'm prepping the old videos for youtube linjks

cheers

Steve


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Great Videos, Thanks for Sharing....

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@steveadams Great work! Thanks for making these videos too 😊 


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