View Single Post
  #73  
Old 01-20-2011, 10:00 AM
Howard Klepper Howard Klepper is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Earthly Paradise of Northern California
Posts: 6,368
Default the sides

I needed to make a new bending form for this guitar, since I haven't done the slope D shape before.



One of the sides in the bender. Walnut bends like buttah.



Most wood spring back at the ends after bending in a Fox style bender. Walnut is unusual in that it tends to overbend. I adjust on the bending iron by hand in either case. I'm able to shape them accurately enough not to need a mold. Here's the pair out of the Fox bender.

__________________
"Still a man hears what he wants to hear, and disregards the rest."
--Paul Simon
Reply With Quote