Last Update: 4/03/04


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Bill of Materials


Checkbox Part Material Size Vendors
Back East Indian Rosewood/Palisander/Dalbergia latifolia 20"-22" X 8" X 3/16"
(Jumbo Steel String Size Recommended)
Paracho Del Norte
Allied Lutherie
LMI
Stewart MacDonald Guitar Shop Supply
Back Joint Reinforcement Spruce, Cedar or Spanish Cedar
(Could be made from soundboard excess material)
5/8" X 18" X 3/32" minimum Allied Lutherie
LMI
Brace Wood Soundboard: Spruce or Cedar
Back:Mahogany or Spanish Cedar
Approx. 20" X 2" X 3/4"
2 total, one block for the top and another for the back)
Allied Lutherie
LMI
Stewart MacDonald Guitar Shop Supply
Bindings East Indian Rosewood/Palisander/Dalbergia latifolia 5 of 1/4 x .080 x 32
Off-cuts from "Jumbo"size sides can be used.
Allied Lutherie
LMI
Bridge East Indian Rosewood/Palisander/Dalbergia latifolia 8" X 1 1/4-2" Allied Lutherie
LMI
Bridge Patch/Plate Cedar or Spruce Soundboard off-cut Allied Lutherie
LMI
End Graft/Tail Purfling Match Bindings
Back off-cut
4"+ length X 1/16" thick minimum Allied Lutherie
LMI
Fingerboard Ebony 20+" X 2 3/4" X 5/16" minimum Allied Lutherie
LMI
Frets Stewart MacDonald #0155
Mr. Schramm's favorite
6 feet Stewart MacDonald Guitar Shop Supply
Headplate East Indian Rosewood/Palisander/Dalbergia latifolia 7 1/2" X 3 1/2" X 7/64"
Could also be bookmatched from back upper bout off-cuts
Allied Lutherie
LMI
Headplate Veneers 1-White/Maple
1-Black/Dyed maple or pear
7 1/2" X 3 1/2" X 1/40" or 1/24" Allied Lutherie
LMI
Heelcap Back Plate off-cut Back Plate off-cut Allied Lutherie
LMI
Linings Spanish Cedar or Mahogany 1/2" X 30" X 1/8" minimum (6pcs) Allied Lutherie
LMI
Neck Shaft & Head Spanish Cedar or Mahogany 24" X 3" X 7/8" Allied Lutherie
LMI
Neck Heel Block Spanish Cedar or Mahogany For stacked heel use another neck blank
Solid Heel: 6" X 4" X 3"
Allied Lutherie
LMI
Nut Bone 1/4" X 3/8" X 2 1/4" Allied Lutherie
LMI
Purflings Veneer strips See Purfling Lesson Allied Lutherie
LMI
Rosette Veneers Various Colored Veneers See Rosette Making Lesson Allied Lutherie
LMI
Saddle Bone 1/8" X 3/8" X 3 1/2" Allied Lutherie
LMI
Sides East Indian Rosewood/Palisander/Dalbergia latifolia 32 x 5x .120 (Jumbo) Paracho Del Norte
Allied Lutherie
LMI
Soundboard Spruce or Cedar 22" x 8" x 3/16" (Jumbo) Allied Lutherie
LMI
Tail Block Neck Off-cut 4" X 2 3/4" X 1/2" Allied Lutherie
LMI
Tuning Machines Your Choice
Schaller, Fustero, Rodgers, Sloane...
70mm/35mm spacing Allied Lutherie
LMI

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