SDC Handmade Blades

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This was supposed to be a blade for a member here. Well, he changed his mind but I liked the ideia so I decided to build it anyway.

It's a popular composition koto/spruce/ayous, but made with hide glue. The result is a relatively fast but very solid 5 ply, no hollow feeling.

Composition: Koto/Spruce/Ayous/Spruce/Koto - 93g - 5.75mm - 1335 Hz
Headsize: 157x150mm
Handle: Flared, 100mm
Speed: Off-/Off

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Another inner fiber blade with Limba outer. Wenge and ayous handle.

Unfortunately, things don't always go according to plan, but the ability to fix our mistakes is very important. Had a few setbacks with this build but I was able to save the blade and it plays very well.

Limba/Limba/ALC/Ayous/ALC/Limba/Limba - 86.7g - 5.6mm - 1250Hz

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This custom blade has a similar composition to a DHS N301, but using Ako as a medial ply. Ako sits right between Limba and Ayous in terms of hardness and weight, so it's a perfect compromise.

Koto/Ako/ALC/Ayous/ALC/Ako/Koto - 92g - 5.75mm - 1270 Hz

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This was perhaps my biggest challenge yet. An "inner fiber Lebesson" with a chunky anatomic handle.

Limba/Mahogany/Carbon/Ayous/Carbon/Mahogany/Limba - 93g - 5.5mm

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