Body and Neck are Finished

The body and neck are completed and sealed and ready for pore filling and finishing.

I finished carving the bridge from Ebony and we can get an idea how the guitar will look.

I finished carving the bridge from Ebony and we can get an idea how the guitar will look.

I measure the neck angle before applying the sealer. It is spot on!

I measure the neck angle before applying the sealer. It is spot on!

The headstock has a “GV” inlaid in Paua Abalone for Gino.

The headstock has a “GV” inlaid in Paua Abalone for Gino.

The neck is temporarily attached to the body to measure the angle. It is not totally shaped yet.

The neck is temporarily attached to the body to measure the angle. It is not totally shaped yet.

A shot of the top rosette.

A shot of the top rosette.

The neck is carved to the desired shape and has a sealer of Shellac.

The neck is carved to the desired shape and has a sealer of Shellac.

This view of the body was taken after applying two coats of Shellac sealer.

This view of the body was taken after applying two coats of Shellac sealer.