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Old 03-10-2015, 03:28 PM
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Here are some pictures of the top plate for the headstock. This is Brazilian and will be my pillow top type. Because of the height of the pillow top I inlay the truss rod cover into it for string clearance:

In this case we're keeping the truss rod cover Brazilian as well and more or less blending it in. This requires a very tight fit or it just won't look right IMHO. So that's what I did:

You'll notice I have a BRW floor inside the truss rod cut out. I think it looks more finished that way (even though no one normally will see it):

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