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Building something like a bass viol #4: The Ribs

08-25-2020 09:23 PM by Dave Rutan | 4 comments »

What got my customer excited was a look at the box cello I made for my wife. I convinced him to let me try something creative to add some curves to this instrument. I’m making the body like I mede the sound box for my wife’s second mountain dulcilmer. Fist thing was to cut the wood to a generous length and resaw it partially. Then I finished the resawing with a hand saw. Then I brought them down to about 1/8 thick using my thickness planer. I made a pair of endbo...

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