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.
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.
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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