2" Slab of Alder, just waiting to make music.
I ordered this off ebay with shipping it cost around $40US
After having the body planed down to 1 5/8" by a very nice lady at my local Woodcraft (for a nominal $10), I transferred the plan with artists graphite transfer paper.
So jigsaw it is. I kept pretty close to the outside line but erred away from the body
Used a file to clean up some of the angled cuts. This is avoidable if you have a bandsaw
I don't have a full sized router (I will be borrowing one later) So I used my laminate trimmer to do an edge radius of …err 5/8ths I think. I believe standard fender roundover is 3/4 but that bit wouldn't fit in the laminate trimmer. Oh well, I'm still happy with it.
I used the above file to angle the arm contour and the belly contour on the back. I also routed the neck pocket.
Taking away some extra material before routing
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