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Brook Guitars Build Process Tamar fanned fret guitar

Jakes Fan Fret Plan

Brook Guitars Build Process Tamar fanned fret guitar

Simon and Andy at Brook guitars, were kind enough to take photos for me during the build process of my Tamar fanned fret guitar. Below are just a few of the photos from the batch.

More photos and information can be seen about the build, in my article here.

The Woods Used


Zircote:
The dark wood for the back and sides.
Badouke: used for the red insert at the back
Anjan: The Fretboard and the bridge;
Sitka: Spruce: The front:
Anjan: Bridge.
Stained Bone: Nut Saddle:
Mahogony: The Neck.

Plan

Image below shows the original plan drawn up by Simon.

Jakes Fan Fret Plan

The Sides

Our Zircote wood is selected for the sides as shown here in the images below and marked up ready for the shaping process. (image below far right)

 

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Shaped Sides

The below image shows the sides now shaped after being put in the shaping press, tweeked with an iron and put in the Brook Tamar mould

 

The Front and Back Build Process

 
 
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The Neck, Headstock and Fretboard

 
 

 

Attaching the Bridge

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Custom Machine heads

 

Finished Build

A couple of images below show the finished build.

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Some of our Brook Guitars related articles & Links below.

Brook Tamar Fan Fret Guitar Build Process
Brook Custom Tamar Guitar Project In Blender Cycles
Brook Guitars Tamar Custom Fanned Fret Acoustic Guitar
Brook Guitar My 1st fan Fretted Acoustic Guitar Beauty

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