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Irv said
@steveduf don’t throw that bow out yet.  I have a plan that might work.  

Lol Irv

its going in your box

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Great update, Steve, and amazing progress. Any chance we'll get a sound sample when it's done, pretty please?

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bocaholly said
Great update, Steve, and amazing progress. Any chance we'll get a sound sample when it's done, pretty please?  

Well... obviously have to be Mack, lol

I’ll see if I can talk her into it

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I wish I had Mack’s eye for color.  The finish retouch on the edge repairs was perfect.

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I wish I had Mack’s eye for color.  The finish retouch on the edge repairs was perfect.  

Irv

the powdered stains we bought are amazing. We mixed the brown with alcohol as the carrier,  the colors seem to be made for violins.  Mix with a little alcohol, if it’s too light, let it dry and second coat, third if necessary, if you get it too dark, wipe it down with alcohol.  I used them to blacken the grout on the mosaic.

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Great work Steve. exactly

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I was looking at my down loaded photos came came across two involving a bow spline saw jig.  Hope that they are of some use.D74E8A0A-2EBB-48C3-ADDE-1B948D98EAB8.jpegImage EnlargerAC40CAE0-9E33-4099-83E3-6C639FCFE309.jpegImage Enlarger

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That is a very interesting setup. Thanks for the share.

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Hi @steveduf and others.  I am looking to inexpensively increase my knowledge of German violin bows without much expense.  I figured the purchase of damaged bows would also allow me some experience in repair.  Came across this one.  Requested, and received, about a 60 % discount from asking price.  Figured on using a spline joint using a jig similar to above.94B9DD9A-6814-4A3A-8A4B-10BD75FE4DCE.jpeg

Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.  —Werner von Braun

Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.         —Frank Zappa

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Nice repair job. LOL

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