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Forum topic by CharlesNeil posted 03-07-2018 02:52 PM 385 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-07-2018 02:52 PM

A method we use for enclosing bonnet top pieces .. Works well

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#1 posted 03-07-2018 03:03 PM

Thanks Charles a great technique for bonnets, and other curved top items.

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#2 posted 03-07-2018 03:17 PM

that’s enuff Charles my mind cant hold all these GREAT ideas at the same time LOL :<))

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#3 posted 03-07-2018 04:52 PM

That’s really cool…

I wonder if that’s how Townsend did his High Boys back in the day?

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#4 posted 03-07-2018 04:57 PM

No they used veneer and nailed it down the sides, as was very typical, but having seen many of them , they almost were always cracked and split .
We started doing this many years ago and have had no issues , The Bombe we show at the end of the video is actually a student build, he comes for 2 weeks a year, the bonnet was done last year at this very time .

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#5 posted 03-07-2018 07:12 PM

Thanks for the vid. Great as always sir. I know I had to suspend my subscription a while back due to competing $$ requirements namely tuition checks to Va Tech, but I’m going to go back and renew. Really miss the show!

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#6 posted 03-07-2018 08:36 PM

It was great seeing it in person yesterday. I have a lot to learn.

Thank you for the information.

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#7 posted 03-07-2018 09:10 PM

Thanks Charles for another great video!

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#8 posted 03-08-2018 12:05 PM

be glad to have ya Bones, alot of new stuff going on, Sherri even post all the DVD’s we have done so you can watch .

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