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 Post subject: yellow cedar
PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:09 pm 
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I got a nice piece of almost quartered yellow cedar today 35 to 40 rings to the inch. Has anyone used it for a uke

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 Post subject: Re: yellow cedar
PostPosted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:01 pm 
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Like all tonewood jut be sure its quarter sawn and as little or no runout as possible. makes a nice top.

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 Post subject: Re: yellow cedar
PostPosted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:43 pm 
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I use it often. It's a fantastic for soundboards.

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 Post subject: Re: yellow cedar
PostPosted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:34 pm 
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I forgot about the runout. I was just going to start resawing away but should I actually try to split the 1 x 5 first?

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 Post subject: Re: yellow cedar
PostPosted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:56 pm 
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Plane the edge of the board and have a look. Often you can see if there is runout or not.

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 Post subject: Re: yellow cedar
PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:45 pm 
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Yellow cedar makes a great sounding uke top,I/ve built 1 tenor with it , also will try POC one of the OLF sponsors sells it, and it is also a good soundboard material


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