Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Getting a head


As mentioned in the last video, the head shape had to be cut-out and tuner holes drilled. Here is the result.
 
One of the trickiest operations is carving my vee shaped volute, done mainly with a chisel. 
The head now is really finished, nothing left to do, I’ve even filled the grain of the ebony! A practical reason- I do this nowadays before drilling the tuner holes, that way you don’t have try to clean the grain filling medium out of the holes!

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