All of the braces for the back and the tone bars for the top are completed and attached.
Here is the back with its braces in the go-bar press.
The tone bars are glued on in stages. This is the second stage.
And here is the third stage, and the final one.
And here they are, all glued on and in position. Next will be a patch around the sound hole and a bracing strip of veneer up the center joint.
There is a pleasing symmetry in this Kasha system. And it sure makes a great sounding instrument.