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 Post subject: Rib/Armrest construction
PostPosted: Mon Nov 29, 2010 11:31 pm 
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Walnut
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First name: John
Last Name: London
City: Owensboro
State: KY
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Country: U.S.A.
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I've not installed an armrest before but have general ideas of how it might be done (theory). Not finding anything on the web on the subject except a lot of very nice finished examples. I'm assuming that the kerfing in those areas are replaced with larger, pre-shaped, exotic woods - and then you radius the exterior as desired to expose the wood beneath. Can anyone shed some light on the basics? How much effect does this have on tone?


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 30, 2010 10:44 am 
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John, welcome to OLF.
There is a search function here for viewing specific topics. Typing "armrest" in reveals 21 pages of reference material ...I know some of them are how-to's that'll be usesful to you.

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 30, 2010 11:30 pm 
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First name: John
Last Name: London
City: Owensboro
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Country: U.S.A.
Focus: Build
Status: Semi-pro
Thanks! I'm embarassed. I'm new to the board and looked for a search function - didn't see it. Now I see it! Go figure.


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