In one of the earliest blog posts I mentioned two rebecs being built. When the time came to work on the tail piece I figured it would be smart to make two at the same time. I’ll do this for ... Read more ».
So, on to the little bits! Here’s what’s still not done: Tail pieceBridgeNutPegs/end pegBow Work on the latter is already on the way — I’ll write a dedicated post for that. The nut will be carved from a piece of nubone that ... Read more ».
It fits! The neck is slightly wider then the fingerboard, which is on purpose: after glueing, I can take something off, creating a more pleasing seam. So, after making sure three or four times that yes, it actually does fit, ... Read more ».
It’s been a few days since I last published a post but I haven’t been idle! Here’s where we were, concerning the fingerboard: Naturally, it’s the leftmost part that will become the fingerboard. The rightmost is going to become tailpiece, but ... Read more ».