-The peg box
The material for the peg box and the pattern. The wood is 7mm thick, but will be planed down to 5mm after assembly.
The negative pattern is used in order to see the grain of the wood and orient the peg box walls accordingly.
The peg box assembled. The end pieces are described below.
The peg box tapers from the neck end to the tip, so the blocks at either end must be tapered as well. The angle of the edges of the blocks is about 1.5 degrees. I used a little angled fence and some sandpaper to establish the angle. The thickness of the pieces is about...