Cedar lattice brace material

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ChadeNelson
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Cedar lattice brace material

Post by ChadeNelson » Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:19 am

I have been think of building a Cedar lattice brace guitar. Has anyone had an issue using cut offs of the Cedar soundboard to make the lattice brace system?

printer2
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Re: Cedar lattice brace material

Post by printer2 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:21 pm

I have not done that but I can not see any reason why you can not.
Fred

Jose Marques
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Re: Cedar lattice brace material

Post by Jose Marques » Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:27 pm

the left overs can be used of course, but i never have done the lattice in cedar, usually is spruce or the Australian stile, in balsa.
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Robert England
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Re: Cedar lattice brace material

Post by Robert England » Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:13 pm

I use Spruce for the lattice on both Cedar and Spruce tops.
Robert

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