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There are many acoustic guitar kits on the market today for the home woodworker who has always dreamed of building his or her own acoustic guitar. Some might ask the question, Why would anyone want to build their own acoustic guitar? While the notion of building your own instrument might seem ridiculous to someone with no experience working with wood, the task is not as arduous as it may seem. If you have an interest in craftsmanship and have a real do-it-yourself kind of mentality, then you could reap the many benefits of building your own acoustic guitar.
The investment you make is not money, of course, but time. This, however, is one of the most rewarding and beneficial aspects of building your own guitar. Going through the process of constructing something as amazing as an acoustic guitar can be a tremendous learning experience. This kind of project makes an excellent activity for a child and a parent, or a pair of close friends, to complete together. The journey will be a memorable one, and the time spent together will always be cherished.
A 35 minute guitar building DVD applicable to both steel string and classical acoustic guitars, this video provides a comprehensive and step-by-step overview of how to install, level, crown and polish fret wire. The various hand tools, special tools and power tools that are used during the process are covered. This video can also be used for basic set-up fret leveling and crowning.