Monthly Archives: July 2013

Very Risky Wood Planing , 18th Century Style, or How to Get Out of a Self-Imposed Problem

Hello everyone: So now I’m back to making parts for holding the strings in the spinet.  I’ve begun with the bridge, the curved piece of cherry seen in the above photo.  It’s long and thin, sawn from a solid slab. … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our harpsichord maker Edward Wright.

This July 11th, Edward was recognized for his 30 years of service to Colonial Williamsburg. If you’ve stopped by the shop and listen to Ed, you know of his passion for his work and the breadth of his knowledge. He maintains … Continue reading

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