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Cello#8 final contours and hollowing out the back

1276 days ago by techyman2 | 6 comments »

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 existing contours on the cello back. THe contours are drawn on to the back using a simplistic type of surface gauge aka a bit of wood with a pencil held on to a flat surface. The pencil point is set at the height of the contour and this is marked onto the cello using the flat base as a reference surface. See below. THe lines can be checked against the plan by lining up the drawing on top of the cello back and marking through the pi...

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