This page shows the progress of my latest new build instrument.- It will be updated as I go, so please come back regularly.

Dreadnought Guitar


This build project is taking a back-seat for a while. I am booked 4-to-6 weeks ahead for repairs/mods & set-ups. I will get back on it when time allows.



I have started roughing out the neck and fine tuning the dovetail fit.......More pictures soon.


11-The mahogany neck is getting roughed out.


10-And the back is on.....


09-The label is glued into place


08-The bracing is completed and the back is ready for fitting to the body


07-The back is centre joined and the decorative strip inserted.The thickness is now at finished size.


06-And the soundboard is on.....


05-Soundboard bracing in place and carved/scalloped to shape.


04-The soundboard rough shaped with soundhole cut and rosette inserted.


03-The ribs ready for the soundboard fitting.


02-Ribs in the mould and end blocks glued in.


01-Heat bending the ribs.