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Carving a Florentine Style Banjo Neck
First, lay it out.

Then cut the outline and carve out the background.
carve away!

more carving

Then just add more detail.
more&more carving

and more carving

Almost done!
It's that simple!
getting there

looking good

green, gold, red, brown, purple, yellow


more purty

I had to touch up the carving on this resonator to match the neck.


Now you can see the inlay.

peghead inlay

whole thing

Here is one in walnut.

walnut peg

walnut peghed

walnut heel

and a walnut heel again

wouldn't you know it

I got some patterns from First Quality.
But it really helps to see some originals to get it right.
real one



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