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Peter Tkach

Harpsichord Maker

#10 Go-bars

Contents

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#1 Tail to Spine
#2 Front End
#3 Bentside
#4 Corner Keys
#5 Braces
#6 Sound Board Slats
#7 Glued Soundboard Slats
#8 Fitted Soundboard
#9 Rough-cut Bridges
#10 Go-bars
#11 Bridges Glued to Soundboard
#12 Lid and Flap Are Fitted
#13 Liners
#14 Six Upper Frames
#15 Bottom Fitted
#16 Soundboard Bottom
#17 Gilding the Rose
#18 Sunbathing
#19 Soundboard and Go-bars
#20 In the White
#21 Key Blanks and Frames
#22 Marked Key Blanks
#23 Natural Platings
#24 Keys Are Cut
#25 Arcades Are Glued
#26 Natural Keys
#27 Keys Mounted
#28 Back of Keys
#29 Instrument Strung
#30 Sharp Keys
#31 All Keys Finished and Mounted
#32 Completed Keyboards
#33 Case Moldings Gilded

 

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Go-bars against the ceiling clamp the bridges to the soundboard. The six table legs have car jacks attatched so that the table height can be adjusted for the various go-bar gluing operations.

© 1998 Peter Tkach

Friday, May 08, 1998