Carving the top.
Marking the initial edge thickness:
Carving the edges down to thickness:
Here I’ve finished with the gouges, and started using scrapers. Worked up a pretty good sweat…
I’m using bookmatched black walnut for the headstock veneer, then some fairly thick layers of black and white fiber.
Today I cut heel to length, angling the cuts. I guess I forgot to mention that this will be a bolt on neck.