2005-03-09

F-holes and tuning

Drill small holes in F-hole area. Be very careful to not cross guide lines.

Use sharp knives to clean out F-holes.
Start at ends, removing "comma" areas at both ends.
Hold knife from underneath so that blade tip is visible at top.
Use a small utility knife ground to shape. 

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Bottom:

Chamfer inner edge except at "C" bout corners.

Dress "C" bout corners on outside

Tune to "F"

For next week, bring tag and summary sheet.

Note: "F" holes must be at least 6 mm at widest to permit insertion of sound post.