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by Nelson Brown
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Archtop Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Practice Wood - Archtop Tops and Backs
Replies: 4
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Re: Practice Wood - Archtop Tops and Backs

Yeah, it looks like a 2x10 would be sufficinet in actual dimensions, and it looks like my local hardware store stocks it. I might be able to get a pair of tops out of a 2x10x10. And maybe I can cobble together enough 5/4 - 6/4 maple for a 3 piece back. That ought to work.
by Nelson Brown
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Archtop Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Practice Wood - Archtop Tops and Backs
Replies: 4
Views: 571

Practice Wood - Archtop Tops and Backs

I'm going to make my first attempt at carving an archtop pretty soon. I don't want to risk my good billets on a process I haven't been through before. I'd rather try to make an archtop out of budget wood first, just to go through all of the steps once before I commit more expensive resources to the ...