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Here's a bridge on its shaper template ready for contouring:

Just check this out! This is a shop-built belt sander with a "dead head," a fixed platen over which the belt slides:

There's a special swinging fixture to hold the neck blank which rotates against the moving belt to produce a finish sanded final neck contour.


That's one fine neck shaper!

Inside the guitar, the neck block is specially designed and assembled from three precisely shaped parts:

This torture device holds the three pieces in precise alignment as they're glued:

The lower section curves and extends out all the way to the first back brace for extra neck angle stabilization:

Precise alignment of parts is evident in each of the assembly operations:



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