Monthly Archives: November 2013

LOW-TECH SOLUTION TO THE “BONE” PROBLEM

Bone has been used in musical instruments for a very long time. In fact some of the earliest known musical instruments are bone: bone flutes, then followed by various animal horns. Primitive as it may seem, bone is the material … Continue reading

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SHAPING BONE NUT AND SADDLE BLANKS WITH A PLANE

Once upon a time, I owned a 6″ belt sander. One of the uses for the sander was to dimension nut and saddle bone blanks. I always hated the smell of burned bone caused by high-speed power sanding. The stench … Continue reading

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