I got the back on in good order, Now to trim the edges, The trim router guide rides on the blue tape leaving a edge overlap the width of the tapes thickness. that is then easily sanded off.
Now it is all trimmed with no damage to the sides and it is time to cut the groove for the binding. I bent the binding a couple of days ago
- Nik selected this maple binding and I think it is looking good.
The binding is all on and the glue is drying.
And here are the results after a little work with a small plane, scraper and sandpaper,
This afternoon I got the heel plate attached and shaped. Next task, the fretboard.
When the French Polish hits this wood it is going to really jump.