I think this is a sensible bracing scheme for a somewhat normal classical or steel string guitar for someone making it out of a winebox or with a top made with paneling from the hardware store. How I could apply a simple approach like this to my crazy guitar shapes is the question I need to answer.

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Comment by Greg Turner on August 26, 2020 at 2:01pm

I don't know who will take the time to do x bracing on basically a plywood top like what I've been talking about.

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Comment by Greg Turner on August 25, 2020 at 4:47pm

As mentioned in the discussion section, this bracing plan was used in guitars in department stores like Woolworths back in the day and became the iconic sound on blues and country recordings since those were what most players could afford. People are rediscovering it who are looking for a vintage sound and not finding it with modern acoustic guitars.

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