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The Cutaway Attachment Plan is an add to the Heated Side Bender Tool, You can now bend acoustic guitar venetian cutaways, for either left or right-handed guitars. These cutaway contours are shown on each guitar plans where they are available.
This attachment quickly fastens to our Heated Guitar Bender (plans). It allows you to make minor adjustments with registrations pins for (4) different acoustic guitar shapes selected from our Guitar Building Plans.
Note: As ALL of our plans are sold as digital downloads, when you complete your plan purchase with us, you will automatically be given a download link to access the plans.
Note that the cutaway attachment will work with our Gibson L-5 Single Cutaway Semi-Hollowbody Guitar Plan as well. You will have to use a 1.5" (38mm) diameter tube in lieu of the typical 3" aluminum tube used for acoustic guitars.
Heated Bender Cutaway Inserts are now included with all our guitar plans. I.E. if you purchase a dreadnought guitar plan you will received plans for the standard dreadnought heated bender insert and you will also receive the cutaway version for this guitar. Note that not all of our acoustic guitars are offered in cutaway versions. Refer to each guitar plan sales page for more detailed information.
Plans include (2) very detailed drawings giving you all of the detail you will need to build this jig with ease. Cutaway Attachment for Heated Guitar Bender Plan Content:
Sheet 1: Full Size drawings showing complete detail of cutaway bending jig, complete with construction notes, fasteners, and complete dimensions of the jig.
Sheet 2: Cutaway Attachment Jig Location on the Heated Side Bender and instructions on fitting the jig to the heated side bender.
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