Saturday, May 21, 2011

My Riser Block Kit Finally Arrived!

It took 5 months, but the riser block kit I ordered for my band saw finally arrived. This accessory will allow me to resaw figured Maple boards for bookmatched guitar tops. In the past, I always had to purchase my tops already bookmatched, which can be costly. Plus I was never sure what the boards would look like until they arrived. Now I can carefully select my own billets and resaw them myself. It's an extra step, but worth it in terms of cost and quality control. Right now, I have five flamed Maple billets ready to bookmatch.

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