Shaping the Body and Preparing the Neck
The bodies were cut out of the blanks and glued together, next the body needed to be shaped into a smooth curvy form. The goal is to eliminate all the hard edges. Here is the near final product of the zebrawood and paduak guitar bodies.
Before that the screwholes need to be put into the back plate of the body. Here is the head luthier doing this task.
Lots of work on necks. Lots of necks in general.
I put the frets on to a fretboards. Preparing the hardware. In this picture the fretboard is being glued onto the neck.