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Octave Mandolin #13: Hand cut Mother of Pearl inlay

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Blog entry by Gbluee posted 11-15-2017 05:08 AM 1223 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 12: Making the neck for the octave mandolin Part 13 of Octave Mandolin series no next part

Here is the latest part of the custom Octave mandolin build. In this Video I’m hand cutting custom MoP from blanks to then inlay them into a Ebony Veneer on the Peg Head.

Check out the video..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPq6KdpQNhA&t=34s

-- Tomy Hovington



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Serradura

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#1 posted 11-15-2017 06:48 AM

I watched this video with respect! I would need to buy new reading glasses first for even seeing what would be going on. Having the talent to work with such precision, beating a CNC or laser engraver with just a saw and a dremel… wow!

-- Não só Serradura, Tomar, Portugal http://www.notjustsawdust.com

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#2 posted 11-16-2017 02:49 PM

Excellent video. Have you considered using a classical marquetry approach to create the inlaid design? Just a thought.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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