Laid out, fit, and glued the pads and fan braces to the second soundboard. Carved the braces on the first. Just a chisel seems to be the way to go and the hemlock carved really nicely. Back hurts from hunching over and carving this morning. Came back to finish up tonight and figured out a much better method. I think the second one will be easier.
Found a use for the hemlock I cut up and dried. Made all the soundboard bracing for my guitar(s). I split and then cut a few pieces to dry. They were about 7% moisture content. So I cut them down … Continue reading →
Oh you haven’t heard? About my wood?…..Ok, this is the last wood post for a while. I had my eye on this tree for a while. Blew down in a windstorm last year. I wasn’t sure what it was, … Continue reading →