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Pete Howlett
01-13-2014, 10:05 AM
Sound-hole and rosette cutting the easy way (if you have a bench or pedestal drill...)


http://youtu.be/CQ5_eakflpY

finkdaddy
01-13-2014, 10:40 AM
Brilliant! I'm already trying to locate one after watching your video.

I've one question. You say to regrind the tip. What did you change, exactly? Will it not work as supplied?

Moore Bettah Ukuleles
01-13-2014, 11:50 AM
Brilliant! I'm already trying to locate one after watching your video.

I've one question. You say to regrind the tip. What did you change, exactly? Will it not work as supplied?

They're known as fly cutters and should be available at any hardware store. They are only a few bucks, cheap enough to buy two of them so that you have one that cuts on the inside and one that cuts on the outside after you regrind the tip on one of them if you so desire.

Beau Hannam Ukuleles
01-13-2014, 12:22 PM
Pete- Were you, and do you recommend, cutting from the inside of the top?

I've got a fly cutter but aint used it yet.

new wave ukulele
01-13-2014, 01:14 PM
back at the big bad guitar factory we cut thousands and thousands and thousands of soundholes and rosettes simultainously with a flycutter that used the butt ends of drillbits sharpened to cut the hole and rosette channels and ab platforms... it's an age old process