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PostPosted: Sat Dec 06, 2014 12:55 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 06, 2014 2:21 pm 
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I've just re read this for about the 5th time, Hesh, and it is slowly gaining access to my cluttered brain!
Thanks for the non-canine toot! I'll hopefully put it to practice this winter!

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It's so easy!!! Thanks Hesh!!!


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Are you aiming for a specific bridge height with this method? I assume you want to end up with a straight edge from the fretted fingerboard just touching the top of the bridge?


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I missed this tread way back when. Good job as usual Hesh my friend.

Turns out I've been thinking about the way I slope the upper bout. My biggest concern is to keep the planes of the plates parrellel. Your method seems to work well in that regard.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:23 pm 
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Joe Beaver wrote:
I missed this tread way back when. Good job as usual Hesh my friend.

Turns out I've been thinking about the way I slope the upper bout. My biggest concern is to keep the planes of the plates parrellel. Your method seems to work well in that regard.


Thanks Joe and I hope that you are doing great too!

I can't take credit, I'm just the guy who tried to distill it into something sequential that made sense to me. Martin does this and many others too. :)

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***Edit*** Scratch this, I see a question in the main forum with the same question and you answered there. :)


Hesh,

For ukes and small body guitars, just change the thickness of the shim so that the waist is touching the flat board before beginning sanding? I use a 30' radius on the top, so it isn't much to start and always but the UTB on flat anyway. But this I think will help with the hump and the minor gap below the FB.

Thanks for the tutorial!


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***Edit*** Scratch this, I see a question in the main forum with the same question and you answered there. :)


Hesh,

For ukes and small body guitars, just change the thickness of the shim so that the waist is touching the flat board before beginning sanding? I use a 30' radius on the top, so it isn't much to start and always but the UTB on flat anyway. But this I think will help with the hump and the minor gap below the FB.

Thanks for the tutorial!


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Don't know but if it were me I would be drawing it out full scale on paper and then playing with getting the neck angle where I wanted by changing shim height.

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