Spencerian Script and Ornamental Penmanship: Early American by Michael R. Sull

By Michael R. Sull

Quantity 1 of a 2 quantity set comprises pictures, drawings, background, anecdotes and plenty of examples of early american handwriting. Chapters hide 1-Penmanship in a brand new Land; 2-Styles of Penmanship; 3-Equipment and instruments; 4-Technique; 5-Lowercase Letters; 6-Capital Letters; 7-Signature Writing; and 8-Golden Age of decorative Penmanship.

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You may need to make tracings or additional copies for the various patterns according to your needs. Local drafting services can make accurate "blue prints" or adjusted scale copies if necessary . ) COPYRIGHT - Only the individual owner of this book may make such copies and only for his own use and not for resale or distribution of any kind. 5° I ---i'f\ I I I I I 39 Bridge Template FULL SIZE DRAWINGS FOR OUTLINE, MOLD, NECK AND SCROLL, ARCHING GUIDES, BAR AND BRIDGE POSITION, BACK GRADUATION, ETC.

Pegbox Side Thickness at Back . . . . Nut Nut Nut Nut Soundhole Outline ..... See Patterns & Photos Distance Between Upper Soundhole Circles . 41 Distance Between Lower Soundhole Circles . 5° ) ....... 4 1 Height over Upper Edge of Front . . . 6 Thickness, Upper, Without Fingerboard 13 Thickness, Loi\l\(er, Without Fingerboard 14 Thickness, Upper, With Fingerboard . 19 Thickness, Lower, With Fingerboard . 21 Button Width . . . . . . . . . 2 1 Button Length . . . . . .

Don't cut the chamfer yet. FLUTING THE SCROLL - Working inside the chamfer line, and preserving the centerline, carve the concave grooves with gouge and knife (and perhaps a round file over the top), finishing with a curved scraper. The lower end of the neck has already been accurately cut for the angles of the mortise and back button, but we still need to cut off the extra wood along the sides of the bottom of the neck to fit the sloping sides of the mortise. If you have not already done so, lay out these sloping lines on the base of the neck.

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