About This Course
Welcome to the Robert O’Brien Online Florentine Cutaway Guitar Building Course. This course is meant to be a supplement to his Online Classical and Acoustic Guitar Building Courses. Here Robert shows how to design and build the cutaway portion of a Florentine cutaway guitar. The course was filmed in High Definition and contains over 2 hours of quality video instructions with all the ins and outs of Florentine Cutaway guitar construction.
- Cutaway design
- Heel block design
- Where to cut the side
- How to attach the side to the block
- Bending the cutaway side
- How to glue the sides together at the point
- Kerfing installation
- Soundboard and back bracing design and layout
- Binding the Florentine cutaway
- Carving the neck flush with the cutaway
Please read the FAQ page before beginning. To begin just register/login and purchase the video lessons. You may then either stream or download the videos.
It has never been easier to learn the art of Florentine cutaway guitar construction. Happy Building!
I recently finished my first Florentine cutaway guitar. Your videos really helped me wrap my head around the concept and feel more comfortable tackling a cutaway guitar. Thanks for the awesome content Mr.O'Brien Judson