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Starting the cut2 holes at the endsClose up of backFully traced cutWith the toolCut complete
The pieceLayersFront detailSide detailAfter proofideLacing holes
Full channelImperial-like

Cut Brooks, a set on Flickr.

As I had two identical green B17 Specials lying dormant, and some curiosity about a Brooks Imperial, I decided to make my own. Tools – a carpet cutter, a drill, and a tracing done at my LBS (Thanks, Kathleen!). It took about an hour to get it done. Can’t wait to test it out…