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Old 11-11-2019, 02:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Tim McKnight View Post
I glue my back halves together first. After it’s dry, then I sand and graduate the back to thickness then I glue the center seam cross grain reinforcement strip centered over the back’s glue joint. Others may do it differently, but that’s the way I do it.
That’s how I do it too. I think you’d be hard pressed to find a luthier that does it any different .
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