At long last, the electronics compliment is complete. Ron had been tweaking the circuitry design until it met his exacting standards, which is the only way things leave his shop. This picture shows the final design, attached to the Maple template. Using a 1-to-1 guide like this allows Ron to ensure that all the electronics will actually fit inside the guitar, with the wires thoughtfully cut and routed for a neat, orderly presentation.
Later today, James will transplant these electronics into the guitar. Once onboard, the knobs and buttons will be installed, and the entire system will be tested and calibrated.
Today is the day the guitar makes its first sound.