Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Fabricating 'uke back plate

Sinker Redwood 5' x 4" x 1"
Cut section into smaller piece
End grain
 Rough cut slices
 Run through planer to smooth out cut marks
 Join pieces together with jointer jig
 Use weights to hold down pieces while the glue sets
 Draw template outline
Mark a 1/4" line from template line
 Cut outside line on bandsaw
 Back braces
 Center supports
 Taper braces
 Back plate