Cello Number 1, The Sleeping Beauty
Cello Sample Video
this time I will also lightly clamp so I will make the outer edges square for the clamp head
this time I will also lightly clamp so I will make the outer edges square for the clamp head

This little bit where the glue stuck just shows how bad the first joint was. Now is the time to do a better job
This little bit where the glue stuck just shows how bad the first joint was. Now is the time to do a better job

this is how I mount the half to plane it.
this is how I mount the half to plane it.

with the plane blade set extra fine all that was coming off the edges was dust
with the plane blade set extra fine all that was coming off the edges was dust

the plate is loosely mounted so not to distort it. you can see by the feeler gauge which I used to show
the plate is loosely mounted so not to distort it. you can see by the feeler gauge which I used to show

simple but effective way of mounting the plate
simple but effective way of mounting the plate

now the edge is looking good and am happy with it
now the edge is looking good and am happy with it

this amount of shavings is from hundreds of runs, all up I mangeged to get the joint pretty straight
this amount of shavings is from hundreds of runs, all up I mangeged to get the joint pretty straight

getting ready for gluing attempt number two
getting ready for gluing attempt number two

the lights are a little further away this time so the temp only got to 40 deg c
the lights are a little further away this time so the temp only got to 40 deg c

a little time for practice while everything is warming up
a little time for practice while everything is warming up

here is my little assistant watching my every move
here is my little assistant watching my every move

this time after doing a rubbed joint I put the clamps on but only lightly tightened them
this time after doing a rubbed joint I put the clamps on but only lightly tightened them

this time the joint looks acceptable
this time the joint looks acceptable

it is just as good from the other side
it is just as good from the other side

this time I am happy with the joint and feel so much better about it
this time I am happy with the joint and feel so much better about it

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