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A kitchen cutting board makes a great binding jig!


Issue 195 July 18, 2013



Dan Erlewine modifies a plastic cutting board from Walmart to solve a guitar binding problem. He needs four matching pieces of black-white-black binding, and he shows a clever trick for doing this. From the free Trade Secrets newsletter at stewmac.com
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blankIn this Trade Secrets Video:
  • checkmarkThis idea came from mandolin maker Don MacRostie
  • checkmarkHot Tip! Heat-forming the tight curves before any gluing
  • checkmarkHot Tip! Make-it-yourself tool for perfect miter joints
  • checkmarkCleaning the binding with sandpaper and scrapers

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