Hi, all. Customer has brought in her cherished old classical which has suffered an accident. Finding it really tricky to align the cracks: have tried all manner of magnets, clamps, go-bars. Any ideas?
Is the upper crack exactly along the lining?
probably have to do it in small sections.
A spreader on the inside to let parts pass each other as Greg said might work with magnets to keep things flush when brought back together.
Here's one method I use. A piece of plastic flexed with pairs of strong magnets to line things up.