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Round Frog Mortise Hole


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Good Morning,

I was looking at a friend's child's 3/4 size bow needing a rehair, and I noticed that the mortise hole on the frog is round.  The hair was long-gone, and so are the plugs, unfortunately.  It almost looks like it was drilled at the factory, with just a hint of square sides at the bottom of the hole.

I hadn't seen one like this, and was wondering if this roundish shape is common in the lower priced instruments or some other factor?

What would be the best way to make a plug for this type of situation?  There is a shallow cavity in the hole, on the ferrule (front) side of the frog.  It is very shallow, with just a 'lip' on the top of the hole that faces the front of the frog.  Would a simple dowel rod, shaped with a wedge on the ferrule side, be workable?

Thanks for any tips/input on this!




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