This week I got an update from Virginia and a few new pictures. I suppose once work gets under way on a project like this, things progress rather quickly.
For starters, the back bracing has been shaped:
The top and sides, last seen in the gluing process, are dry and ready for the next step. These images also give you a good look at the unkerfed linings:
And the back has been glued and weighted:
According to the email, the guitar body is now out of the forms altogether, and ready to be routed for the bindings. Also, Ken will soon be starting work on the neck.
Can’t you just feel my suspense building?