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Jimmy Foster – Making an Archtop Guitar – Part 4

| December 7, 2006 | 0 Comments

In this video, Jimmy finishes installing the bone nut, and then he moves on to measuring the string height and spacing. This jazz guitar is basically finished. All it needs now is a good owner. In the background, you’ll hear Jimmy perform “I Had the Craziest Dream” on one of his 7-string archtop guitars. See more at www.fosterguitars.com

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Jimmy Foster – Making an Archtop Guitar – Part 3

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In this video, Jimmy finishes bending the sides, and then he starts on the binding. You’ll see him tapping on the guitar top to make sure it in tune, and you’ll also see him preparing the guitar body for the spray room, where he applies the finish. Then he takes the whole body to the buffer. In the background, Jimmy performs “My One and Only Love” on one of his seven string archtop guitars. See more at www.fosterguitars.com

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Jimmy Foster – Making an Archtop Guitar – Part 2

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Jazz guitar luthier, Jimmy Foster, invites you to watch this video of him making a seven-string guitar. In this video, Jimmy finishes making the neck and starts working on the guitar top. In this video, Jimmy performs “They Can’t Take that Away from Me” on a 7-string jazz guitar. See more at www.fosterguitars.com

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Jimmy Foster – Making an Archtop Guitar – Part 1

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Master Luthier Jimmy Foster introduces you to his shop in New Orleans, and he begins building a new 7-string archtop jazz guitar. This focus of this video is the beginning stages of creating the guitar neck. In this video, Jimmy performs “Stompin’ at the Savoy” on a 7-string archtop guitar. See more at www.fosterguitars.com

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