November 20, 2016

The neck depth is tapered to the desired thickness 

Either end is hand carved to the right profile - here oval 'C' from 1963

The edges are band sawed off along the neck

The neck is carved to profile and sanded to finish

The fingerboard is flattened prior to pressing in the...

November 8, 2016

the headstock here is directly referencing the 1962 Strat pre-CBS shape as found on Gilmour's Strat.

Drilled and cut it to shape!

here the headstock here is taken to the right thickness

finally the headstock and fingerboard tongue are carved and shaped. Next its the neck...

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