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by Kristoffer Ross
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Center seam separation in thicknessed Western Red Cedar Top
Replies: 5
Views: 1859

Re: Center seam separation in thicknessed Western Red Cedar Top

Thank you Clay, I will look into the drying box. The lower bout is in good shape, and I plan to put two cleats in it anyway.
Best,
~Kristoffer
by Kristoffer Ross
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Center seam separation in thicknessed Western Red Cedar Top
Replies: 5
Views: 1859

Re: Center seam separation in thicknessed Western Red Cedar Top

Thank you both for your input. Barry, the splint idea sounds just the ticket, I will proceed with that. Yes, I don't have the ability to control humidity at all in the workshop, though I keep my workpieces at a small bench in my bedroom between sessions and during curing periods. The workshop is an ...
by Kristoffer Ross
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Center seam separation in thicknessed Western Red Cedar Top
Replies: 5
Views: 1859

Center seam separation in thicknessed Western Red Cedar Top

Good afternoon, everyone! I need some advice on whether to go forward with the WRC top I have (almost) thicknessed, or whether I should play it safe and order, joint, and thickness another. For one reason or another, I haven't had time to get back to my first guitar in the last month or so, since ge...
by Kristoffer Ross
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Cumpiano & Natelson Steel String back and side blank dimensions?
Replies: 4
Views: 3975

Re: Cumpiano & Natelson Steel String back and side blank dimensions?

Hi, Peter, My apologies for the much delayed response, and my thanks for your helpfulness. The amount of experienced and generous people on this forum is staggering. I just received a nice set of walnut in the mail the other day, I'll be letting it acclimate in my house for a good while. Regards, ~K...
by Kristoffer Ross
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Cumpiano & Natelson Steel String back and side blank dimensions?
Replies: 4
Views: 3975

Re: Cumpiano & Natelson Steel String back and side blank dimensions?

Thanks, Peter!
I don't know how I missed that...
Best,
~Kristoffer
by Kristoffer Ross
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Cumpiano & Natelson Steel String back and side blank dimensions?
Replies: 4
Views: 3975

Cumpiano & Natelson Steel String back and side blank dimensions?

Good evening! My sincere thanks for this forum, I've spent a lot of productive time browsing the digital library over the last month, and here I am with my first build question: I am getting ready to order the sets for my first guitar. (yay!) I will be following the Cumpiano & Natelson book, & I pla...
by Kristoffer Ross
Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself here!
Topic: Greetings!
Replies: 7
Views: 8673

Re: Greetings!

True, Steve. Thank you for stopping in!
~Kristoffer
by Kristoffer Ross
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself here!
Topic: Greetings!
Replies: 7
Views: 8673

Re: Greetings!

Hey, Peter, Thank you for saying hello: I remember seeing your 'zouk last year, and being very intrigued by the headstock carving. As to playing, they sound great strummed anyway! I'm still trying to wean myself into keys other than modes than D and G, myself. One important thing I learned after I b...
by Kristoffer Ross
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself here!
Topic: Greetings!
Replies: 7
Views: 8673

Re: Greetings!

Thank you both, Jim and Bryan! I am indeed finding the forum fascinating* reading.
Thanks again,
~Kristoffer
*The alliteration was not intended, but I'll leave it in there.
by Kristoffer Ross
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself here!
Topic: Greetings!
Replies: 7
Views: 8673

Greetings!

Hello, builders! I send my thanks to Charlie for accepting my request to join - I am very excited to be a part of this forum! I am just preparing for my first instrument build, and the MIMF has already been a great help to me. I sing Celtic and maritime traditional ballads here in Northeastern New Y...