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    Thursday
    Nov082012

    Cross section image of 1716 Provigny Stradivarius (varnish)

    This is quite a spectacular image of how the varnish is nested on the wood cells.  The varnish is amber in color, underneath there is a thin light colored layer, ground coat an then the wood cells.


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