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by Bill Raymond
Wed Feb 08, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Doing the "crease" for a Selmer-Maccaferri model.
Replies: 59
Views: 27582

Re: Doing the "crease" for a Selmer-Maccaferri model.

Ah, the continuing mystery of the pliage! I've not been able to determine whether or not any of the Selmer instruments were scored on the underneath side of the top beneath the pliage. The few photos of the undersides of Selmer tops don't appear to show any kind of scoring. Jon LeVoi has stated that...
by Bill Raymond
Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Doing the "crease" for a Selmer-Maccaferri model.
Replies: 59
Views: 27582

Re: Doing the "crease" for a Selmer-Maccaferri model.

Here are a couple photos of my joining jig: http://postimage.org/image/wrl5lqcbb/ http://postimage.org/image/m0yg2n4b9/ That is, if I have done this image thing correctly. I wrote in the original MIMF posting: "The jigs were made with an 8mm rise at the bridge position from either end of the top (lo...
by Bill Raymond
Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Doing the "crease" for a Selmer-Maccaferri model.
Replies: 59
Views: 27582

Re: Doing the "crease" for a Selmer-Maccaferri model.

I've made the pliage with a shallow cut in the underside of the top, although I don't think it necessary; from what I can tell, the original Selmers didn't have a cut, but were simply bent over a hot pipe and joined in a special cast iron clamping jig that holds the pliage and dome as the join is cl...
by Bill Raymond
Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:43 pm
Forum: Jam Session
Topic: Last MIMF Newsletter from Deb: So Long, It's Been Good To Know Ya!
Replies: 40
Views: 23015

Re: Last MIMF Newsletter from Deb: So Long, It's Been Good To Know Ya!

I can't add much to what has been already said above, but neither can I let this opportunity to give you a big "thank you for everything and best of luck in your new venture" pass by. We'll all miss you, don't you know, and will be ever thankful for all you have contributed to making the MIMF a succ...