Filling the leaf pattern

Haven’t decided what to use as filler.Either cuting out hard material like abalone.Or resin, maybe even with metal flakes and/or a matching color.

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Blooming rosewood

Routing out a leaf pattern on this rosewood fretboard

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Finally done

Finally finished.Only some minor details and a polish left to do 🙂

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Semi-hollow almost done

A few more pics of the semi-hollow and neck.Now with no masking tape.

Timeshift video of me
making the outline on the semi-hollow’s top.

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Semi-hollow progress

Current progress on the semi-hollow; Got the neck fretted, tuners fitted and fixed it to the body. I handcrafted a volume and tone control from the excess neck wood. The top is still not glued on. It’s held together by double sided tape. Beside that, I still have an installation of Bridge and stopbar/trem to do.Then a lot of fine sanding and details like fret markers and final clear coat before I can wrap this build up 😊

Weight as it is now = 2.9 kg/6.4 lbs

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Neck next

The neck is going to be as beautiful as the rest of the guitar. 🙂

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Real guitars have curves

Making some curves in the semi-hollow horns. Both for looks, but mainly to get easy access to the lower frets.

Some still pictures of the current work.

Video below:
Routing the trussrod channel in neck intended for the semi-hollow.

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Never go down on hardware

Got the sanding machine out today

The oscillating sander shouldn’t feel ignored either

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