String inlay

String inlay

Postby loyd » Sun Aug 31, 2014 11:35 am

Ronnie Young cautioned us in a program several months back not to put glue on the stringing -- instead put it in the slot -- since it will cause the inlay to swell and making it difficult to insert. That is beyond question a good piece of advice, but I'd like to add another piece of advice. Get everything ready, dry fit (and I mean make it a good fit that inserts without difficulty), and then apply only as much glue as you really need to hold it in the slot and immediately insert it. Why? Because, the wood into which you are inserting the string will also swell closing the slot. AND that happens really fast with porous woods. :oops: Grrrrrrrrrrr!
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Re: String inlay

Postby rgulley » Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:59 am

Seems I hear the cruel voice of experience speaking to us.
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Re: String inlay

Postby loyd » Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:44 pm

Seems I hear the cruel voice of experience speaking to us.


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