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The Art Of Headstock Binding Luthier Video Course
*Included With Your Luthier’s EDGE membership

Take Your Headstock Binding Skills To The Next Level

Learn The Techniques Pros Use For Flawless and Consistent Headstock Binding

“Clean and precise binding around the headstock of a guitar is something I have always loved to see. It adds an elegance to the look and feel. It also helps to unify the design visually; tying the binding elements of the headstock to the body bindings.

The problem is that if you don’t do a perfect job of installing the headstock binding, it won’t achieve your goal of making the guitar look more refined and could even make it look worse.
I spent years of trial and error developing and refining my system and approach to binding a guitar headstock with wood.

When I first started, headstock binding was a stressful and hard job that was difficult to get right, but now with the very same technique that I show you in this course, I rest assured knowing that every guitar I make will have flawless binding and I hope you will be able to do the same after taking this course.”
– Tom Bills

Course Outline: The Art Of Headstock Binding
Headstock Binding Preparation
Achieving flawless headstock binding is not impossible, and in this course, Tom will show you the methods he uses to get great results every time and to make the process less stressful and more fun.
Fitting & Installing Purfling
In this section, you will learn Tom’s special system for fitting and apply the purfling around the headstock with less stress and more precision. The purfling is installed separately from the binding in this method and as you will see it give you the opportunity to make it as perfect as you want before adding the outer binding.
Bending & Installing Binding
Bending thicker wood binding can be difficult unless you understand the key points that Tom demonstrates in this section to help you confidently shape the wood binding for a perfect fit.
Advanced Headstock Binding
Not all headstock shapes are created equal. Tom demonstrates his special methods and tricks for getting precision control on tricky inside miters and tight curves.
Advanced Headstock Purfling
Inside miter joints and tighter radius curves don’t have to be intimidating or difficult, Tom walks you step by step through his process for getting perfect miters and clean purfling lines.
Advanced Wood Binding
In this section, Tom shows you his simple system and special tricks while demonstrating and thoroughly explaining how he is able to easily bend solid wood bindings for challenging headstock shapes.

Take Your Headstock Binding Skills To The Next Level

Learn The Techniques Pros Use For Flawless and Consistent Headstock Binding
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Learn To Master The Art Of Headstock Binding

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