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    Jan122013

    Ash Amati Brothers scroll-new

    The Borthers Amati, Carlo Antonio Testore, and Antonio Stradivari used sometime beech or ash (faggio and frassino in Italian) for the scroll of at least one of their instruments.  Working with these different woods is difficult as they are harder then maple and not as easy to finish with the gauge.  But the grain effect is rewarding.

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