The first step is to glue together the large blocks of wood from which the body and neck will be cut. I decided to use a waterproof glue that will not creep for this – because I’m trying to emulate a solid block of wood. I was surprised to find Cascamite still available – it’s a wonderful urea formaldehyde glue – and it smells just like it did when I was young, when my father built a large model boat using it.

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Another great session at the Diggers (the monthly Tuesday group this time). Harpacam in action again! Need to get Edinburgh sessions to play “Da Lounge Bar” at Annlaug Börsheim speed – they do tend to gallop. I blame the fiddlers 🙂

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