Joint Pain #1: tender loving care

Joining violin plates with the jointer plane is so tricky and so important that it’s the ONLY step that we don’t get to do on our first violin. But remember, I’m on my SECOND VIOLIN! which means plenty of fodder for my new violin making mini-series: JOINT PAIN!

introduction to wooden jointer plane for joining violin plates


…. Thank goodness the last panel is a hyperbole. I did bump the vise. But it didn’t fall. And she wasn’t horrified. In fact, I think she was not surprised at all. And it has a safety net under it (aka a big trash can).


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