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How We Build a Bass: a pictorial building diary, page 8.

page 1. glueing and cutting out the body.
page 2. body routing and starting the neck.
page 3. neck, part 2.
page 4. neck, part 3.
page 5. neck, part 4, starting the neck pocket.
page 6. finishing the neck pocket, glueing the neck in.
page 7. side dots, radiusing the fingerboard, frets.
page 8. frets, part 2, a closer look at the radiusing jig.
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page 9. shaping the neck and carving the heel.
page 10. the pickups, fret dressing and crowning, done!

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pressing the frets:

Droping some "superglue" (CA) on the fret ends:

The three wenge necks previously seen:

Oh... I've just started a new "Plume" body for the third wenge neck: Spalted maple over french walnut:

Here are the additional pics of the radiusing jig. The base plate:

The router jig (left) and the complete view (right - the router is missing of course!):

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