I’ve gotten a fair amount done on this since I last checked in, and now it’s nearing time to decide what to do about the neck situation. Sides are bent, top and back jointed and joined, and braces and kerfing fitted. Here are the links to the project journal if you are interested-
Doing this all by hand has certainly been a challenge at times, but I would not do it any other way. I have already learned a tremendous amount and developed a deeper connection with the tools and how to accurately use them for precision work that I have, until now, never really explored.