Fan Fret Jumbo wedge

I am starting this guitar and photos will follow the construction. It is a Large Jumbo style wedge guitar with a dual scale fret board (fan fret) 27" scale on bass and 25" on treble. The woods will be Quilted African Mahogany back and sides, Englemann spruce top with Adirondack bracing.


This guitar uses the wedge shape developed by Linda Manzer


Wood for the body, Engleman spruce top, Adirondack brace billets and Quilted African Mahogany back and sides

Completed Rim, back and Top joined

Koa with Black fiber Pear rings rosette

Close up of rosette rings

Top glue up to rim using Gobar deck

View of top bracing, ready for the back to be glued on

Box completed ready for binding and purfling

Butt wedge and binding in Ebony, with Pearwood/black fibre purfling


Closeup of top binding and purfling

Here are all the pieces ready to start finishing process

Close up of peg head with new style logo

Back view of the parts



Body after the 1st coat of Z-poxy pore filler, it really brings out the figure of the wood

Butt wedge with Z-poxy applied