I had to rush to get this guitar done so the owner could play it at his sister's wedding, so I did not get to document the whole thing, but here are the finished pics:
I would be delivering it any day now, but the owner told me he made a mistake and the wedding he wants to play it at, his sister's, is not until July 6th, not June 6th as he told me half way into the build. Anyway, it gives me time to fix a sand through in the finish on the binding, and to buff out the tiny scratches I can only see when I look at the pics blown up on my screen!
Thanks to everyone who donated parts for this guitar. A member here was very generous with supplying 7, thats right, SEVEN different types of binding so I could choose what worked best. I'm not sure he wants his name mentioned because he never posted publicly so I wont mention it, but I am very grateful for his generosity, as well as several other people who helped out. The CNC cut inlay for the fretboard was a last minute addition and was done for the cost of shell by the same guy, Andy Birko, who donated the CNC cut faux bound fret board and the CNC cut bridge. The tuners and neck were also donated, and I am extremely thankful for the help and time savings the donations provided me. My wife is thankful for the time it saved as well since I was not living in the shop!
Thanks for looking,