Update. The top is well advanced now. I didn’t take pics fitting the tone bars, the process is mocked up using the back. Both sides of the bar are scribed. Because it is a compound curve the scribe lines are different on either side. Ch...
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Location: Range View, Australia
I've made furniture, cabinets and things all my life. Now I'm more interested in luthiery and playing music.
Although I've made a fair few electric double basses, electric fiddles and 11 acoustic instruments ( inc. the double bass in my avatar ), here I'll mainly post furniture of my design.
Machinery, hand power tools and hand tools are all the same for me...just tools, some have much more charm than others, but in the end, just a means to my ends.
-- Bill....... " was you dryin' your nails or a wavin' me goodbye?" Tom Waits
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|commented on||Portable Workbench||12-18-2014 11:15 AM|
|commented on||Two Mandolins #4: Mando And Archtop # 4||12-18-2014 11:09 AM|
|added blog entry||Two Mandolins #4: Mando And Archtop # 4||12-17-2014 07:06 PM|
|commented on||OK, The French Veneer (at last) #10: Ten days of cutting .... but the end motifs are done||12-17-2014 01:40 AM|
|commented on||Cello Repair||12-16-2014 09:31 PM|
|commented on||Cello Repair||12-16-2014 07:48 PM|
|commented on||Small buffet table||12-16-2014 07:07 AM|
|commented on||Cello Repair||12-16-2014 03:37 AM|
|added blog entry||Cello Repair||12-15-2014 09:03 PM|
|commented on||New Ax Handle ..... Sort Of||12-10-2014 09:52 PM|
|commented on||lightwood walnut prism||12-10-2014 09:40 PM|
|commented on||Gone Fishin’||12-10-2014 09:37 PM|
|commented on||Glass Table Base # 3||12-10-2014 09:32 PM|
|added blog entry||Glass Table Base # 3||12-10-2014 07:13 AM|
|commented on||Glass Table Base # 2||12-10-2014 06:43 AM|
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It’s all done bar the polishing, one coat of BLO 25%, turps 75%, for color. French polish when the oil dries. I try and keep an open mind as I work. The radius corner was meant to integrate with the round feet but I now feel a square co...
This poor old table was standing as recently as 3 weeks ago when I took the sunrise magpie photo by the BBQ. The white ants ( termites ) finally got to it and it fell over. At one time it was our kitchen table, a veranda table and at the end, a ...