Middleground
Artifacts by Sam Watters
A sharp little number

Cornet Case

Upholstering new life into an old friend

A sharp little number

A sharp little number

My father's (and grandfather's?) old cornet and case sat in an attic (basement?) for years.

YEARS

YEARS

Before

Before

The inside was a mouldering velvet lining.  Brown, right?

That's actually purple velvet!

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Polish and strip

Polish and strip

The cornet itself shines up nicely with silver polish.

The lining of the case had to go.

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Use what you have

Use what you have

In this case some leftover chambray from a shirt I made

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Now if only I knew how to play...

Now if only I knew how to play...

Another project for another time