This is my latest project, which involves several firsts.
I am very excited because I found a great shop which sells quality wood and the delivery was amazingly fast:

www.madinter.com (It's here in Madrid)

 

I got two necks out of this block:

Yea, that's my lone electric saw. Luckily the wood is 5.5cm wide. The saw's limit is 6cm.

This is how I join the neck to the box.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unfortunately, I messed up my preliminary drawings. This is the result of my mistake. I'll have to glue in a biscuit or something so the neck goes all the way through. I've nicknamed this "That damned gap."

This is my first time with a fret board.

 

It's very exciting, but without a planer or an electric sander, it's caused me quite a bit of work. I'm talking hours of sanding. Perhaps I'll spend a few extra euros next time on the higher grade ebony.Yea, I'm having to sand all those saw cut lines out. It sure is getting smooth though.

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Comment by Uncle John on September 25, 2011 at 2:07pm
Wow, looking good.
Comment by Dan Sleep on September 23, 2011 at 9:01am
Nice! Keep posting pics as you go along.

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