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Building Custom Guitars with Austin Papp

April 25, 2019
This week we chat with Lutherie Austin Papp. We get into what it takes to build a guitar for scratch and the influence of modern technology on an old school craft.

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TOPICS

00:02:18 - Austin's guitar background
00:06:50 - Starting with guitar repairs
00:10:42 - Being a guitar tech on the road
00:13:04 - Picking building over playing
00:17:02 - Lutherie School
00:22:52 - Starting a custom guitar business
00:30:52 - Sponsor: Make or Break Store
00:31:52 - Using a CNC in traditional lutherie
00:38:29 - Teaching lutherie
00:48:13 - Typical guitar problems
00:49:51 - How long does it take to build a guitar?
00:53:07 -Favorite part of the process
00:54:35 - What tools do you need?
00:57:06 - Shop Update

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