It was a little surprising to go from having a rim and top and back plates on the bench to suddenly having a guitar in my hands, ready for finish. “Whoa, so this is why people love to build classicals. It’s so much less work!” I thought.

Not exactly.

What makes it seem like magic to me is that the order of construction is very different than my method for building steel-string guitars. Continue reading “Classical Progress: The Instant Guitar”