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Rim Construction

 

Mercier handbuilt rims are constructed on an outside mould
and are assembled using traditional hot hide glue.

They are constructed from a variety of hand selected,
naturally cured wood species such as: Maple, Cherry,
Black Walnut, Rosewood, Oak or Ash and are often composites.

Optional rim thicknesses:

  • 1/4"
  • 5/16"
  • 3/8"

 

Any diameter and depth is possible.

maple rim

 

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