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German fiddle 2 

Posted 10/15/2010 2:52:32 PM

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3 comments on “German fiddle 2”

Mandogryl Says:
Friday, October 15, 2010 @6:17:13 PM

I see this as a better quality instrument.
Decent figure to the maple back and lower C-bout corners.
Looks like an iron locator pin on that lower block. I think I
would remove it and use a wood one. And a wooden one
on the top block as well seeing as how you've taken the FB off.
Nice work so far.

bj Says:
Friday, October 15, 2010 @6:23:57 PM

The fingerboard was off when I got this one. Needs reglueing, but I've already done a dry run on that and it will be the easiest part of the repair with the tools I already have from my antique furniture restoration days.

bj Says:
Friday, October 15, 2010 @6:25:11 PM

Oh, and the bottom block pin IS wood, but not ebony. Looks like maple to me.

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