Dreadnought Guitar Plans
Full sized, very detailed plans of a the historical dreadnought guitar based on classic Martin D-18's, D-28's made so popular in the 1930s and 40s.
These plans are very detailed and even include a description of materials,
construction tips and techniques and construction specifications
Add this guitar to your collection of handmade instruments with these easy to follow, well documented plans.
Includes 4 sheets of full sized drawings with:
All Plans Are in Both Millimeters AND Inches/Fractional Inches:
- Overall guitar plan with notes and dimensions
- Longitudinal and Lateral Sections Through The Guitar.
- Top Bracing Layouts Top and Side Views
- Back layout and Back Brace layouts
- Detailed building instructions and suggestions.
All Guitar Building Plans are available in both millimeter measurements and inches/fractional inches. Both are clearly shown in an over/under the dimension line style, so you can pick which measurement system you would like to use, or use both!
Upper Bout: 293mm (11 17/32")
Lower Bout: 396mm (15 19/32")
Body Length: 513mm (20 7/32")
Depth At Heel: 95.3mm (3 3/4")
Depth At Butt: 120.7mm (4 3/4")
Scale Length: 645.2mm (25 13/32")
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