Robert Anderson - Luthier
Fine Hand-built Acoustic Guitars, Violins and Bows
Back Roughed Out
Monday, 21 May, 2012
I have used a carving wheek on an angle grinder to rought out the back - very carefully! It removes material with astounding speed, but very little accuracy. Then I used a 1 inch forstner bit in my drill press to create the binding ledge - much more accurate.
Here is a photo of the spruce front before roughing out: