1907 attempt at repair.
Further 2009 restoration.
1907 and 1800's attempts.
Neck graft, cheek replacement.
Odd mahogany peg box patch
removal 2009.
Proper restoration should be invisible.
A carefully removed neck, that was not sawn as commonly done.
Miniature ebony plane I made for removing the underside of violin
and viola fingerboards with the correct radius
.
Split from the finest wood,
planed round, not turned.
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