I meant to send this to the list the other day and for some reason it went only to Peter:
Peter Redstone says he needs a conversion table but has a metric/imperial
tape measure - that IS a conversion table - you just have to be careful with
And yes the soundboard grain direction is diagonal.
And yes Howard did draw the framing - what little there is of it: 2 lower
level frames perpendicular to the spine and a tail brace below the liners.
Huw Saunders, London.