Moving Along

Once again, playing catch-up with this posting–working on the dulcimer around other projects and diversions–these are snapshots from the past week. I’m excited to get to the point where I don’t stop until I have to let glue dry.

bookmatching

This is the top (soundboard) re-sawn and bookmatched.

 

 

 

 

 

peg head raw

 

 

The peg head in it’s raw form on the band saw is ready to be cut to shape.

 

 

 

 

peg head shaped

 

The peg head is shaped and partially sanded.

 

 

 

 

pieces

Jumping way ahead, the back and top are cut and shaped; the peg head and tail stock are mostly finished.

 

 

 

test fit

 

Here are the pieces stacked loosely into place.

 

 

 

 

strips installed on back2

Strips are added to the back to support the sides.

 

1 comment

    • Lynn Wilson on June 8, 2016 at 6:20 pm
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    Looking so good. Anxious to see the finished instrument. Exciting to see the progression of the build. Thanks,Tim.

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