Hi all,THe last entry saw the contour shapes made. These were chacked against the cross section templates. I need to check the form is accurate against the contour plan. Remember the plan shown below. It is used to make comparisons with the...
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Location: Kemnay Aberdeenshire Scotland UK
Design & Technology Teacher in Bucksburn Academy Aberdeen.
Make, set up and repair violins as a serious hobby.
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Hi all,I didn’t get so far as I had hoped this weekend. I managed to get the edges thicknessed, the fluting done and the arching contours scraped down to their finished shape. This cello sure takes some time due to the size of the areas. If ...
Hi AllPurfling is not a swear word, its the line around the edge of the cello back and front. Its made of a wood sandwitch traditionally maple, pearwood or beech. Its got to be dense but have flexibility. It also has to take black dye evenly. I ma...
Hi Folks,Before I continue with finishing the neck and scroll I decided to do the contours of the cello back. As I have a whole day working I want to get this job done. Its quite hard work and you need to pace yourself. A few weeks ago I joined th...
High Folks, Its been a long time since I did the cello due to a mixture of dreadfull weather, work and family commitments but the journey continues.The back plate was glued up using fresh hide glue. It took about 2 hrs to accurately plane the edge...