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DanSavage
Posted 2017-12-15 1:31 PM (#538363 - in reply to #538361)
Subject: Re: Patch's Parlor Build...



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Thanks, Jonmark and you're welcome.

Getting closer, Patch. After this molding stuff, building a guitar almost seems easy.

Michel,
Thanks. I'd planned to pretty much do it like the factory does with a large mahogany wood block. When I lay up the bowl, I'll add an extra layer of cloth at the neck block area to add strength.

Stewmac sells wood neck blocks, but I'm not sure it has enough height. I'll order one in the future to check it out. Failing that, I'll give JB a shout and see if I can get an OEM bolt on block like they use.

While the bare bowls are pretty flexible on their own, once you glue it to a top it forms a cantilever beam of sorts and gets really rigid.
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