It’s starting to get fun now ….
I removed the clamps after about 9 hours and got this:
I started routing the top flush with the body, revealing this:
So, today’s result is the following:
I now need to route the roundover, but that’s something for tomorrow (and frightening). Then, after some sanding, I’m ready to start with the neck. The pickup cavities and neck pocket have to wait untill I finished the neck, ideally, but I’m not sure if I’ll wait for that… (or if I’ll have the patience to wait for that).