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Record card

Information for record card:

Top: Tuned to "E" - 75 g

Bottom: Tuned to "F" - 116 g (not final)

Ribs: final inside height

Front Bout: measured when complete

Middle Bout: edge to edge

Lower Bout:

Length: from bottom to neck on C/L of radius

Bass Bar: height 11 - 12 mm x 270 mm


For upper rib lining, first trim willow strips to about 2 mm thick by 6 - 8 mm width.
Bevel one edge.
Cut angles into corner blocks to accept lining strips.
Cut lining strips to fit, also cutting ends to angles for fitting into corner blocks.
Soften in warm water first.
Glue into place, clamping along full length.