Pochette Project

(August 27th, 2022 - ????)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

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  1. The Idea & Gathering Info, Gathering Materials, Figuring Out Measurements for Body Template, Figuring Out Measurements for Neck/Scroll Template, Cutting Out the Templates, Reducing the Body Template for the Mold, Preparations for Making the Mold, Finishing the Neck Template, Filing the Mold
  2. Using Algebra to Figure Out Blocks' and Clamp Cut-out Sizes, The Mold Is Finished!, Making the Blocks, Sanding and Marking the Blocks, Shaping the Blocks, Bending & Gluing the C-Bout Ribs, Starting on the Neck, Smoothing the Neck Blank and a "DUH" Moment. A Setback and a Nice Surprise
  3. Shaping the Upper and Lower Bout Blocks, Gluing Upper and Lower Bout Ribs, Removing the Clamps and Leveling the Ribs to the Blocks, Linings for the Top Plate Side, Leveling the Linings, Drawing the Plate Outlines, Cutting Out the Plates
  4. A Cool New Tool, Starting the Rough Arching