First try - free plate back

Construction and repair of Classical Guitar and related instruments
mqbernardo
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Re: First try - free plate back

Post by mqbernardo » Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:57 pm

so true, Jeremy.

Alytw
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Re: First try - free plate back

Post by Alytw » Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:17 am

Jeremy Clark wrote:
Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:15 pm
My $0.02...
I think looking at chladni patterns can help teach your hands what they’re feeling, and your ear what it’s hearing. Bonk the plate, get the analysis, look at the shape that corresponds with a particular movement, tap, flex, take notes, and carve. Lather, rinse, and repeat. If you can keep enough things consistent and your notes are good you’ll likely start to see some correlations in the data. Worry about the numbers then...
Thanks Jeremy. Good advice and I appreciate the feedback. That is really my objective at this point- I've made lots of notes.

Alan Carruth
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Re: First try - free plate back

Post by Alan Carruth » Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:32 pm

I often think that my most valuable tool is the file cabinet that contains all the folders on the guitars I've made.

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