#20 construction – Cedar and Macassar ebony Latticecon

Some good progress made here. I hope to finish binding soon and hear it in a week or so.

The 100 years old cello fingerboard cut

The 100 years old cello fingerboard cut

jointing the pieces to form the headplate

jointing the pieces to form the headplate

headplate glued

headplate glued

mahogany heel and side slots

mahogany heel and side slots

first rosette ring

first rosette ring

routing the first channel

routing the first channel

first channel glued

first channel glued

scribing the channel

scribing the channel

routing the final channel

routing the final channel

smoothing and thinning the soundboard

smoothing and thinning the soundboard

smoothing and thinning the soundboard

smoothing and thinning the soundboard

smoothing and thinning the soundboard

smoothing and thinning the soundboard

planing the side

planing the side

scraping the side

scraping the side

bent,  a bit of shellac to reveal final color

bent, a bit of shellac to reveal final color

front

front

the back, wet with shellac

the back, wet with shellac

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