May 25, 2010

Taped off the area where the lacquer needed removing for neck gluing.


I use a lacquer stripper then scrape away with a razor blade.  This surface needs to be brought back down to raw wood for gluing the fretboard to the soundboard.


Once the surface is prepared, glue is applied, then the neck is bolted on and clamped.


Next, position the bridge and similarly remove the lacquer to allow gluing.