Spruce top Soprano video demo

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You'll have to work a bit on your accent before I'll mistake you for Steven Spielberg.

As always, nice video Ken, I too hope the customer likes it and since it's a one -off it will probably be for sale at Christies for mega money in a few years.
Are you also having a heatwave in Teesside? The wateringcan is in full use here.
 

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Sweet! It's got that spruce sound, for sure. I've made a couple spruce sopranos (none sounding as good as yours) and I recognize "that sound" which to me sounds more old world Mediterranean ...almost classical, more nuanced high end, and not so much the Hawaiian mid-range punch. Both are beautiful in their own way.
 

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I forgot to say that the audio was not enhanced in any way just the iPad microphone , and the strings are fishing leaders
 
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The binding looks nice. Hope I get to see/own more variations of tops! Mahalo for doing this!
 

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You'll have to work a bit on your accent before I'll mistake you for Steven Spielberg.

As always, nice video Ken, I too hope the customer likes it and since it's a one -off it will probably be for sale at Christies for mega money in a few years.
Are you also having a heatwave in Teesside? The wateringcan is in full use here.
Yup the sun is overpowering..I have a load of tomatoes on the go this year and we have to get the hosepipe out twice a day to stop them wilting.. I suppose 31 degrees C is peanuts to some of the other builders.
 

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The binding looks nice. Hope I get to see/own more variations of tops! Mahalo for doing this!
Oh I forgot to mention that I put rosewood bindings on that one .. when I bent them in the Foxy bender I put too much pressure on the caul and the waist bends came out a little too thin so I dipped them in some hot water and they soon expanded back to normal.
 

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Oh I forgot to mention that I put rosewood bindings on that one .. when I bent them in the Foxy bender I put too much pressure on the caul and the waist bends came out a little too thin so I dipped them in some hot water and they soon expanded back to normal.
It looks and sounds amazing! Also I think this is Adirondack spruce. The mahogany is heavier than the others. Feel nice to hold. The color contrast looks nice as well. Congratulations on an excellent build!