Making a bridge

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Starting with a piece of black ebony I bought from Woodcraft.

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Cutting the shoulders on the table saw.

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Make a slot on the table saw for the string ramp.

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Using the router guide a 3/32nd slot is cut to fit the bridge.

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Next chisel the string ramp.

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Starting a bevel that will round over to the other side.

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Lay out and drill string holes.

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Finish by chiseling, scraping and sanding.

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Showing approximately where it will go on the guitar.

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Finding the distance from the  12th fret to the bridge.

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Using strait edges to center the saddle.

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Gluing the saddle.



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