The sides are all leveled and ready, The back, where the glue will be, has had an Acetone wipe, The cuts for the braces are made and the back is ready to be attached, so here I have run a bead of glue around the instrument and will smooth and distribute it with a little brush,
Then the back is positioned and firmly clamped down. "Journey" is boxed up.
The tenor, #98, is progressing nicely. I prepared the maple peghead plate, got it glued on and it will sit under clamps till morning. I did more refining of the neck shape via scraper. Then the final sanding preparing for the finish process.