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Acrylic Guitar Templates

TEMPLATESGuitarSPT13inUse450Each of our complete body templates is the precise outline of the guitar based on the plan referenced. Each has the top bracing and bridge placement etched on the template with holes cut to allow the braces pattern to be easily transferred to your top. The soundhole is cutout as well for easy transfer to your top. These templates are CNC'd using 1/8" thick clear "cell cast" acrylic (less brittle than extruded acrylic). It's useful when grading wood (for seeing if a defect in a piece of wood falls outside of your pattern area) and when making jigs and bending forms.

Our partial cutaway templates for dreadnought and OM are made to work in conjunction with a full sized body template. They have a partial soundhole and centerline for easy placement when drawing your body outline on your soundboard.

Each template is referenced to the part number for the plan we sell. (Example: PL28 is our 1966 classical Ramirez plan). Please reference the plans for further details. See Plans.

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