It begins with a good bend. Took the East indian out of the mold this morning and was delighted with the result. The Sycamore was even better.
So I got out the assembly jig and trimmed the sides to fit. they are now glued and attached. After a couple of hours I was able to take the clamps off and do the same for the Sycamore.
Now it is time to start work on the fret boards. here is Kent's ebony fretboard with paua abalone dots.