Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Bentside Liner for the Spinet

Hello all: Just hand kerfed and now fitting the liner to the spinet’s bent side.  This will complete the shelf around the inside of the case on which the soundboard will be glued. I used a tenon saw for a … Continue reading

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Hey Irene! Thanks for the Walnut, Now Leave Us Alone!

On Saturday August 27, 2011 Hurricane Irene hit the Virginia Peninsula with the kind of ferocity that will make her hard to forget.  Colonial Williamsburg’s structures withstood the storm quite well, but the same cannot be said for the area’s … Continue reading

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Spinet Construction Update

Hello everyone: As mentioned in reply to a comment on our last post, I’ve installed the treble cheek (the right hand one when facing the spinet) onto the spinet carcass.  The framing of the keywell of the instrument is now … Continue reading

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