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I keep thinking about the fact that arching rises and lowers with the season, and we have to adjust posts because they don't change with the seasons. Is anyone aware of experimentation with posts made in a way so they expand and contract somewhat with humidity changes? I know there's some debate over the material of the post, and whether it has a tonal effect. If sound travels faster along the endgrain of spruce, then it's an obvious choice. I've heard some well renowned people argue on either side of the question of whether more or less dense posts actually effect the tone. Me expe
Hello everybody, this is my first post on Maestronet, although I have enjoyed following many discussions. I'm making a new cello for a customer and I've just completed the varnishing process. When I went to string it up, I realized that the projection had dramatically changed from 80mm to 92mm. As I do for all my instruments, before starting to varnish, I set up the cello and had it played for a week in the white. As everything was fine I removed the whole set up, including the fingerboard and post and began the varnishing process. It took almost two months and half of the time it wa