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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 2:51 am 
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With the help of Kathy Matsushita I was able to make some more progress. Here I am sanding the top radius into the bridge. Note the sandpaper taped to the top.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 2:47 pm 
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Tape markings to ensure the neck lines up with the centerline
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 2:50 pm 
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Stripping the finish where the fingerboard extension will be glued on, then drying the area before gluing.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 2:54 pm 
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Gluing on the neck. The sound port on the side is handy for photos. I'm grateful for Kathy's help.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 2:55 pm 
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Another view from the inside

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:36 pm 
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Trying a new tool for placing the bridge.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:39 pm 
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Placing the bridge and marking with tape
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:41 pm 
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Masking the body since I am going to use stripper to remove the shellac where the bridge will be glued on.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:43 pm 
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Stripping the finish where the bridge will go, before and after:
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:47 pm 
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Gluing the bridge. I still ended up with a tiny bit of blue tape under the bridge.
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