Step 4: CONSTRUCTION
Begin with the Base. Cut out center. Sand and finish, drill Tuner holes with a .093 drill in locations shown.The tuners are staggered.
Ref. Fig 1- Cut out Bridges 2, 5, and 6. and glue with E6000 high strength glue.
Item 6 holes must be predrilled before glue-in.
Drill 2 holes for mount of removable cover ..093 holes. Counter sink with a .25 drill about .032 in.Heads of screws must be flush.
Drill pilot holes for these screws. Use 1/8 drill.
Tuner screw- Hand screw each in to the collar of the screw then rotate two more times to set the Thread torque.
Stringing. - Start with left string B note. Anchor at screw first then wind 2 turns counter-clockwise and run to Item 6 hole.
Pull through and strum until you get to the B note on your Pitch pipe or Casio. Then crimp in place using crimp eyelets. . Continue to C note.. When finished use tuner screws to final tune . Let stand 1 hour and re-tune.
Finally. slip an ear bud under B and C note and push to the adhesive foam tape Item 14. Then retune these 2 strings.
Repeat for remaining 5 buds.
Cover- assemble and screw in place. This completes the assembly.