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2 piece White Limba body, Ziricote top Body cut out
Body rough cut
Forearm bevel rough cut
Body shot with forearm
Top glued up Ziricote top bent over the forearm bevel
Neck lay out. White Limba neck with ebony fretboard.
Ziricote binding (not shown). Dual action truss rod
Truss rod channel routed
Neck template attached and ready for rough sawing. Neck rough sawn
Neck shaped. Tuner holes drilled. Also note the 1/8" hole for the fretboard locating pins
Locating pins for top glue up. These
keep the top from shifting during
glue up. Another set of pins is
located around the bridge area.
Radiusing the fretboard
Locating pins in neck along with locating holes on bottom of fretboard
Slot for Fender LSR roller nut. Slot is .219 wide.
Close up of locating pin and hole.
Fret slots cut. Fretboard trimmed to size. Ready for binding.
Belly cut layout Roughed out belly cut
95% done belly cut
Drilling side dot markers Markers installed
Markers sanded flush Yes, they glow in the dark!
Headstock thicknessed, blended into fretboard.
Ready for headstock veneer
Pickup and trem cavities routed Trem cavity routed
Locating holes for neck bolts Holes for neck ferrules
Roughed out all access neck joint 95% done AANJ
Control hole layout
Ziricote headstock overlay
Matching Black Limba backplates
Control cavity routed