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Re: latest from my bench

Postby Barry Dudley » Thu May 10, 2012 8:30 am

Walnut carves nicely, it's the Bubinga that's a bear!
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Re: latest from my bench

Postby Chuck Tweedy » Thu May 10, 2012 7:47 pm

Yea, I don't know how you make those bubinga carved backs, that is just plain crazy. And with a lot of figure at that!
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Re: latest from my bench

Postby Craig Hodges » Sat May 12, 2012 10:33 pm

Hi Barry, your "latest from my bench" is terrific and inspired me to post a question about my scroll carving struggles. Any chance you'd share what tool you're using to shape the back of the scroll? Scrapers, etc? My daughter often talks of wishing to try a 5-string violin someday - I noticed you've developed some nice 5-string designs.
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Re: latest from my bench

Postby Barry Dudley » Sun May 13, 2012 9:17 am

Craig, I use gouges, files and scrapers to carve my scrolls. I use a chainsaw file to start the back side of the scroll at the top. Really exotic huh??? 5 strings are just about all I make because that is what all of my orders are for.
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