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Martin OM Kit Construction

I had been planning on building a guitar for many years. I finally bit the bullet and bought a Martin 14 fret Mahogany OM (long scale) over Easter 2006. The kit took about 8 weeks to arrive, which was fine as I could not start construction until June.

I had no experience of wood working (apart from two years at school a long time ago), but spent a long time researching and planning what I would do. The following pages document the construction of the guitar. (Partly this is a log for me so that I can use it as a reference for future guitars).