Before you can attach the lower tentalones you must trim the sides to their proper shape. That is done with these little planes.
That done the tentalones can now be glued on.
And after the glue is dried they are ready for the next step, Putting in the Side Sound Ports.
This is a patch that will be put in behind the side sound port.
now Its ready to punch out.
The wooden collar selected to match the wood of the neck.
The hole is roughed out with a drill bit in in Dremel
And here it is, ready to fit the collar
The hole is carefully shaped with a sanding disk on the Dremel- and now it fits into the hole.
And the collar is set in with super glue. Now it is just a matter of sanding.
And now 144 and 145 are ready to receive their backs, To be "boxed up"