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#1 posted 12-29-2007 03:11 PM
Very interesting. I always learn from the blogs and this one has a lot of good info.
-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon
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#2 posted 12-29-2007 04:58 PM
Alright Jon! Keep it coming!
-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!
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#3 posted 01-01-2008 12:21 AM
Great Jon. So If I understand You made 5.2MM 3 ply plywood into XX 2 ply Plywood is that correct. It inside layers was going the length of your cylinder and the original top ply was going around.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia email@example.com †
#4 posted 01-01-2008 07:17 PM
Karson, that’s correct. The resulting material is not very strong, but the string tension loads are carried by the two 2×6 oak side rails. The only pressure to get to the cylinders is the slight down bearing from the bridges, and that is equally distributed around the whole surface. I first tried the 2 ply on the rope tension drum I have listed on projects. I just run it through my planer, and it worked great! I have built a lot of curved pieces now using the stuff…sometimes relaminating it with urethane and vacuum bagging it.
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#5 posted 01-01-2008 08:13 PM
You got this wannabe luthier’s attention. Keep us up on your progress.
#6 posted 01-03-2008 10:23 PM
”You got this wannabe luthier’s attention. Keep us up on your progress.”
wannabe luthier? I saw your guitar…I think you are one, and a good one at that! I on the other hand, am lazy and don’t sand as much as I should, don’t wait for stuff to dry before assembly, and I don’t have the patience to fish either. I probably shouldn’t be doing woodwork…
#7 posted 01-03-2008 10:49 PM
I probably shouldn’t be doing woodwork…
That’s just wrong on many levels.
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