Cello Number 1, The Sleeping Beauty
Cello Sample Video
Cutting the rough end of the lump of spruce
Cutting the rough end of the lump of spruce

to stop the wood splitting I spun it around and finished the cut from the other side
to stop the wood splitting I spun it around and finished the cut from the other side

here you can see the rough end that I cut off
here you can see the rough end that I cut off

now to be safe I added an extra 10mm to the height of the block, just in case
now to be safe I added an extra 10mm to the height of the block, just in case

now that the block is cut out I mark the thickness all around to give me an idea of how much to remove
now that the block is cut out I mark the thickness all around to give me an idea of how much to remove

sqauring off the end of the block with my new plane!
sqauring off the end of the block with my new plane!

that extra 10mm was way too much overhang to plane off so I cut off 8mm of it
that extra 10mm was way too much overhang to plane off so I cut off 8mm of it

looking pretty square from here
looking pretty square from here

and sqaure from here (a bit like me)
and sqaure from here (a bit like me)

now plane it down to give the right thickness. this plane is really nice to use
now plane it down to give the right thickness. this plane is really nice to use

the finished endblock, this one is for the endpin end
the finished endblock, this one is for the endpin end

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