Thank you for the kind words, I hope you all enjoy this blogging of mine.
So today I spent 5/8ths of my work day making a huge shooting board (2’x4’) which is still missing some pieces, I’ll show it when I use it in a later installment, or maybe post it as a project.
The other 3/8ths was spent working on the cello. I split a large piece off a willow log and turned it into block wood. The log is from a tree that was cut down many years ago and has been slowly aging in my basement. The grain is wild and full of figure, which makes it hard to work with, but we don’t make cellos because of the ease of it! So after two days the cello is ready for the blocks to be shaped, though I should prepare some rib stock first.
That’s it for now, I’ll be back at it next Thursday.