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    Re: Advice for Sound board flexibility.

    There are no staright and true answers to such quastions. There are too many input parameters in instrument to boil it down to just few numbers. The shape and height of arch, shape of recurve, type...
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    Re: Advice for Sound board flexibility.

    As an outsider, I would think that static deflection gives some baseline hints about dynamic response, and maybe it doesn’t matter, but loads from a tunable transducer might be more to the point. I...
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    Re: Advice for Sound board flexibility.

    I do deflection tuning as well . You may find some on youtube, what I do, Is I have a jig that puts weight( I would have to look that up), on where the bridge would be replicating the string load. I...
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    Re: Advice for Sound board flexibility.

    I'll just post my notes I've saved to my computer over the years. Probably the only measurements that would be valuable to you is near the bottom, Macrostie's measurements he did on my Gibson A5L...
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    Re: Advice for Sound board flexibility.

    What it sounds like you're asking for is some kind of target or metric for wood flexibility, and how that correlates to a functional soundboard.
    The closest thing to that is deflection tuning, which...
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    Re: Top and back graduations

    The plans are sold through Elderly Music.
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    Re: Top and back graduations

    Adrian's plans are the best available, as far as I know.
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