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Forum topic by thebulldog posted 10-05-2015 03:02 PM 479 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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thebulldog

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10-05-2015 03:02 PM

Any Ideas on repairing this crack, I would like to use this pc of Canary wood for a top sound board on a strumstick,
clamps, glue or fiberglass ?


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mahdee

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#1 posted 10-05-2015 04:44 PM

Can you cut the crack out and glue them back together?

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Shane

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#2 posted 10-05-2015 05:55 PM

Put epoxy into the crack and use a shop vac to pull it down into the tight spots. There is a wood whisperer video on this I saw a while back

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hhhopks

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#3 posted 10-05-2015 06:08 PM

In addition to gluing it back together, consider adding one or more butterfly keys.
The keys may be an appearance issue but some consider it as an enhancement.

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#4 posted 10-05-2015 07:19 PM

air compressor
glue
blow
clamp
wait

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Ocelot

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#5 posted 10-05-2015 07:31 PM

If this is part of a musical instrument, you need to make sure the vibes can cross the joint without reflection. The joint must be perfectly tight or it will rattle or buzz.

disclaimer: I have never made a musical instrument. I did change a guitar string one time. ;-)

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#6 posted 10-06-2015 01:59 AM

CA glue out of a syringe?

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