Challenge build part 3

Carving the top.
Marking the initial edge thickness:

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My gouges.

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Carving the edges down to thickness:

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Here I’ve finished with the gouges, and started using scrapers. Worked up a pretty good sweat…

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I’m using bookmatched black walnut for the headstock veneer,  then some fairly thick layers of black and white fiber.

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Today I cut heel to length, angling the cuts. I guess I forgot to mention that this will be a bolt on neck.

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