Neck shaping

Category: Guitar building

2016-12-14 09:07:31

Next bit of work has been to shape the neck and head of the guitar. I've been cutting then chiselling out the basic shape, then shaping it a bit more with a hand file.

Top of the neck/head needed to be routed down first, then shaped and smoothed:

Back of the neck needed to be thinned down with the router, then the neck/head and neck/body joins needed to be cut, chiselled and filed:

The shape around the neck and head is starting to ... umm.. take shape: