AutoCAD Wechter resonator guitar design

Wechter GuitarsWechter Guitars has posted several YouTube videos with Abe Wechter showing how he uses computer assisted design software in creating the Scheerhorn-licensed resonator guitars he produces. Anyone interested in how this software has been embraced by the instrument building world will surely enjoying seeing this brief demonstration.

There are eight videos in all, spanning the process from computer design through woodworking and assembly, shot by photojournalist Mark Bugnaski and edited by Andy Ellis, former Guitar Player senior editor.

One of the videos can be viewed below, and all eight can be seen on the Wechter web site.

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