Thread: My First "Kit"
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Old 02-18-2011, 05:01 PM
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Originally Posted by OddManOut View Post
I called a couple of luthiers to ask their opinion as to whether we should redo the tone bars. One said "yes", the other "don't bother". They each gave their reasons. These discussions in and of themselves were an education.
My understanding is that the orientation makes no difference, but I would have liked to hear the discussion.

Nice looking box, BTW!

So you decided not to tuck the lower legs of the X into the kerfing? I'm curious if that was discussed -- I've always wondered if tucking was necessary. Seems like it shouldn't be, but everybody does it.

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