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Too late! Man I love that shot!
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Fantastic. By the way, the photo above of the famed Hatcher lattice bracing reminds me of the image that in 2013 absolutely lured me into Mark's lair:



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Too late! Man I love that shot!
I guess I should take more pictures like that one!

When I am working with a highly figured wood I'll often go with laminated sides. It gives the sides more strength/stability and when you bend highly figured wood at full side thickness they can come out pretty lumpy.
On this guitar I am using maple laminates. This side is being compressed in the mold as it sets up:



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Here are the neck and heel blocks going on. This process also joins the sides;

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You can see the maple laminates on the inside.

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