Anyone have a good source for a reasonably priced 11 inch wooden turned rim? I looking to build an openback and don't want to worry about turning an oversized one down to exactly 11 inches. Stew Mac used to sell these!
If you're building your own neck then perhaps you have a band saw. If so, you should consider just doing your own simple block construction rim. If you're careful you can get away with doing a rim as shown below and truing it with a simple drum sander.
Not to hijack the thread, but wouldn't the salt eventually degrade the glue bond?
We're talking a few grains here and I've been using salt with Titebond for 20 years with no ill effects. It's an OLD carpenter's trick and has been used with hide glue furniture construction for a very long time indeed. If it doesn't effect hide glue adversely I'm doubting that it would have any long term effect on an aliphatic glue joint.
Following on-and-off as I do . . . sorry I missed the first salt-glue lesson! But I'll have to give it a try. Whoo-da-thunk-it?
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