Sal's Flamenco - Bracing the back (back graft)

Monday, May 04, 2009

The spruce braces are being prepared and rough layout on the back.
X-braces will add some needed stiffness. It shows the character of the top more.

The centreseam is reinforce with cross-grained spruce called a back graft. It it now being glued.

The back graft is processed to its height...

...and rounded contour. Sanded down to #240 grit garnet sandpaper.

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