On this lovely warm morning, I drove down Chuckanut Drive and across the Skagit flats to the charming town of LaConner to spend the morning amidst scores of magnificent guitars, mandolins and ukuleles. 'the event.
You still have tomorrow and Sunday to go. If you are anywhere near by, take a drive and enjoy a good show. 'for some reason, I did not think to take pictures, so you will have t0 settle for the program. Vendors, Luthiers, Performances.
Of course you cannot attend events like this without buying something. I found in the vendors room, a fellow selling Japanese woodworking tools. In my experience, Japanese tools are excellent. I bought this "Shinto" fine rasp. I have already tried it out. 'wonderful for final shaping of wood. Very sharp, very delicate. I think I am going to use it a lot. If you want to know more try firstname.lastname@example.org. They are located in Vancouver B.C. Canada.
I even got home in time to get a little work done in the workshop. I cut, shaped and glued on a couple of tail blocks. Guess bending the sides comes next.