Building an experimental acoustic guitar
by Yaron Naor

Yaron Naor is a luthier from Israel. You can contact him at

The concept

After thinking and researching I have decided to build an experimental acoustic guitar. In order to increase the sound volume by increasing the board vibrating area, I will make the following changes:

To make the guitar more ergonomic while playing, I will make these changes:


Back and sides: Black wood
Top: AAAA Caucasian Spruce
Kerfing: Emboya
Braces: Sitka Spruce
Fret board and bridge: Rosewood


The design

Thicknessing the sides

Routing side sound holes

Bending the sides

Applying the kerfing


Listen to a short sound sample played by David Fridman:

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