Around the Shop Glue-up of end and heel blocks Hand planing sides of OM58 guitar Voicing the top. A slow dance of tapping the top, listening, and carving the braces to achieve a certain musicality. Voiced top, ready to be installed. Scraping the rosette to flush it with the Sitka Spruce top. Carving out the end wedge for the installation of a curly maple wedge. Stunning book matched Cocobolo back panels for a Harvester model in progress Shaping the neck is done with spoke shaves, scrapers, and rasps. A pair of Cocobolo sides just out of the bending machine. This set belongs to a Harvester model in progress. I love this shape, simple and elegant A dry fit to ensure a perfect fit before pre-finishing the neck. French Polishing body, held in a Troji. A lot of work, but the thin beautiful finish allows the guitar to really sing! Ted and Sergei de Jonge. I trained under Sergei, a modern master instrument maker. Figured Claro Walnut sawn into thin planks for drying. These will make some lovely backs and sides!