Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Medieval fiddle, making the neck & pegbox.

Laying out the lines for the neck on this chunk of local maple. It's about 3-1/2 inches square in the cross-section, a little narrower than the plans call for. It's all approximate!


I cut the neck to rough shape on the table saw and my small, bench-top bandsaw (for the curvy parts!).


After a fair amount of gouge and rasp work, the basic shape of the neck is starting to show.


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