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Old 02-01-2015, 02:44 PM
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Default Back Bracing

Here Larry is laying out and prepping the back braces for gluing.

The back brace template...a standard ladder pattern. The position marks from the top pattern (see the X?) are showing through from the reverse side.

A raw back brace. Note the rectangular cross section.

The shaving commences.

Ahhh...that's better. The brace ends are not yet taken down to their final height. That happens later.

The back brace layout prior to gluing. I dig the Tahoe Guitars badge as part of the back reinforcement.

Martin 00-18G (1949); Eastman 805 Archie; Waterloo WL-S; Furch Green OM (Sitka/EIR); Tahoe Guitar Co.: OM (Adi/Mahog); 000-12 (Carpathian/FG Mahog); 000-12 (Lutz/Flame Maple); 00-12 (Carpathian/Sinker Mahog); 00-14 (Adi/Ovangkol)

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