Kev Chanot

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  1. Kev Chanot

    removing fingerboard

    The alcohol will come in useful if anything goes wrong !!
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    Good verses Bad Arching....

    I have only the words of the great Captain Beefheart in my head ---- "Fast & Bulbous !"
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    Turner violin Mittenwald imported

    Just add it to your log pile.....
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    Straight Gouges or Bent Gouges?

    Didn't think gouges were gender specific !!?
  5. I'll have to sort through all my "Chanot" family stuff & find it. Now, where did I put it......................?
  6. You're right re Joseph. Not really sure about Francois(The designer of the cello illustrated in this thread). I did compile a fairly detailed family tree some years ago with some assistance from a Chanot cousin in Paris, although this was pre-computer days......
  7. Morgana, Very interesting reply, but with respect I believe you have muddled up the Georges. The George I was referring to was the son of the GEORGES I think you are referring to....(Him being my great great great grandfather !!!) Now I'm confused !
  8. Hi Tom, Yes, the man in question was my great great grandfather. Incidentally, it would appear that it was an attempt by a self righteous violin business to discredit serious competition. They failed, and I am glad.
  9. Perhaps you'd like to enlighten us on the supposed "Uplabeling" ?
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    Joining Spanish Cedar (cedrela oderata) casein or Hyde glue?

    Si, As I thoughto !!!
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    Joining Spanish Cedar (cedrela oderata) casein or Hyde glue?

    Slight deviation from original topic , but does anyone think Stradivari et al would have used ready made wood glue from a supplier if it were available??
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    Joining Spanish Cedar (cedrela oderata) casein or Hyde glue?

    Unusual comment John. I don't know how long PVA has been around, not 100 years I bet!
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    Joining Spanish Cedar (cedrela oderata) casein or Hyde glue?

    For a permanent strong joint, why not use PVA wood glue ?
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    The guitarviol - the best or the worst of each?

    Indeed it is. What's the Rye version like ?
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    Wanted: CT scans of scrolls

    I know, why not just carve a scroll out of a block of maple - It would not cost a massive amount of money or time !!