Chapter 9
Liner blocks.
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Liner blocks have various names, among them are,peones,contraaros,linings,glue blocks etc. Their purpose is to give added glueing surface to the sides.They must have enough surface to allow for the removal of wood for the banding and still support the top and back. Pine,spruce,mahogany etc. are used for liners.A light wood is prefered as heavy woods add excess weight to the guitar.