The back of the instrument is made from tonewood – a part of the old piano soundboard, cut to size and planed to thickness – about 6mm thick. You can see that the glue (or varnish) on the soundboard penetrated very deeply in one of the pieces (butt glued) of the soundboard. Thjis doesn’t matter though – it will be inside the instrument. The other side is clear of marks.
Month: June 2016
More gravitational waves
Body shaping completed
Time to finish the rough shaping, and round off all the sharp corners! First a bit more wood can be taken out quickly – the fastest way by drilling holes that can be cut across using the coping saw. Never cut out too much at once – you can’t put it back …