Last Update:4/14/02

John Gilbert Lutherie Tools and Techniques

John's drawing of the disc specs.

Use of the disc, fence, and table.

Disc in use.

Sanding disc.

Home made handrouter for inlay work.

Thickness gauge

Thickness gauge, side view.

Fret barb remover

Close up, Fret barb remover

Brace height gauge

Aluminum angles used for testing tonewood strength

Saddle pin and tie block drill bit guides

Body mortise and neck tenon routing jig


Side re-bending jig. Sides being preped

Re-bender in use

Sides cooling in re-bender

String testing jig.

String testing jig.

String testing jig.