The progress reports
Each week (hopefully) we update this page with new photos of instruments in progress. The updates are usually made on Monday.
We hope that you enjoy seeing the progress on your instrument and those of others who have them on order.
Week ending June 10, 2002
VG36 with the top linings, top braces, and soundposts in
VG34 with the machine tuners in, and the tailpiece and chanter bridge glued on
VG34 getting another coat of finish on the back
Milling the tenon of one of the keybox sides for VG35
The component parts of the handle and crank for VG35, with the turning blank at left mounted on a tapered mandrel
VG35 ready for masking, with the keybox glued together and the reinforcement for the XLR jack being glued in at lower left
Parting off a piece of aluminum stock for the shaft thrust collar for the Pimpard
The Pimpard shaft being assembled: the precision steel shaft and the two thrust collars
See last week for more pictures.
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Alden and Cali Hackmann
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