Rosette material selection - patinated copper
       
     
 Tap-testing a set of African Blackwood
       
     
 Laying out
       
     
 Cut out back and top
       
     
 Gluing X-Braces
       
     
 Gluing back braces on the go-bar deck
       
     
 Gluing top braces on the go-bar deck
       
     
 Bending sides
       
     
 Gluing the inner bevel
       
     
 Notching the linings to recieve the braces
       
     
 Inspecting the rim assembly
       
     
 Radius sanding
       
     
 Inspecting the back radius
       
     
IMG_1866.jpg
       
     
 Removing excess material from the braces during the voicing process
       
     
 Bending the bindings
       
     
 Fitting the bindings
       
     
 Securing the bindings
       
     
 Installing the bevel
       
     
 Preparing the neck tenon
       
     
 Routing the headstock
       
     
 Detailed notching of the headstock
       
     
 Fitting the mortice and tenon neck joint
       
     
 Setting the neck
       
     
 Assessing inlay material
       
     
 Preparing the tuning machine holes
       
     
 Installing the graphite reinforcement into the neck
       
     
 Using a profile gauge during a neck carve
       
     
 Carving the neck
       
     
 Photographing a Model L before finishing
       
     
 2 Model S guitars ready for finish
       
     
 The ‘Penrosette’ under finish
       
     
 Sculpted bridge detail
       
     
 Model S under finish
       
     
 Rosette material selection - patinated copper
       
     

Rosette material selection - patinated copper

 Tap-testing a set of African Blackwood
       
     

Tap-testing a set of African Blackwood

 Laying out
       
     

Laying out

 Cut out back and top
       
     

Cut out back and top

 Gluing X-Braces
       
     

Gluing X-Braces

 Gluing back braces on the go-bar deck
       
     

Gluing back braces on the go-bar deck

 Gluing top braces on the go-bar deck
       
     

Gluing top braces on the go-bar deck

 Bending sides
       
     

Bending sides

 Gluing the inner bevel
       
     

Gluing the inner bevel

 Notching the linings to recieve the braces
       
     

Notching the linings to recieve the braces

 Inspecting the rim assembly
       
     

Inspecting the rim assembly

 Radius sanding
       
     

Radius sanding

 Inspecting the back radius
       
     

Inspecting the back radius

IMG_1866.jpg
       
     
 Removing excess material from the braces during the voicing process
       
     

Removing excess material from the braces during the voicing process

 Bending the bindings
       
     

Bending the bindings

 Fitting the bindings
       
     

Fitting the bindings

 Securing the bindings
       
     

Securing the bindings

 Installing the bevel
       
     

Installing the bevel

 Preparing the neck tenon
       
     

Preparing the neck tenon

 Routing the headstock
       
     

Routing the headstock

 Detailed notching of the headstock
       
     

Detailed notching of the headstock

 Fitting the mortice and tenon neck joint
       
     

Fitting the mortice and tenon neck joint

 Setting the neck
       
     

Setting the neck

 Assessing inlay material
       
     

Assessing inlay material

 Preparing the tuning machine holes
       
     

Preparing the tuning machine holes

 Installing the graphite reinforcement into the neck
       
     

Installing the graphite reinforcement into the neck

 Using a profile gauge during a neck carve
       
     

Using a profile gauge during a neck carve

 Carving the neck
       
     

Carving the neck

 Photographing a Model L before finishing
       
     

Photographing a Model L before finishing

 2 Model S guitars ready for finish
       
     

2 Model S guitars ready for finish

 The ‘Penrosette’ under finish
       
     

The ‘Penrosette’ under finish

 Sculpted bridge detail
       
     

Sculpted bridge detail

 Model S under finish
       
     

Model S under finish