thanks, I guess the diagonal soundboard with its barring takes over the functioning of the upper braces. Are those lower braces like knees as in spinets of that era?
> Huw Saunders <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Andrew Nolan wrote:
> ?upper level braces
> meaning, I suppose "aren't there any?" Well, no there aren't except for
> tail one I mentioned. I'll let the list know if we find any more when we
> look inside, but Howard Nelson did look before with an endoscope, and I
> don't think he'd have missed them.
> Huw Saunders