We're putting together the first production Soundplanes this week. Here are some shots of number 0001 moving through the various stages of production.
This is me using fine steel wool to rub down the paste wax that protects the finish. If I ever have an intern he or she will definitely have to do some “wax on wax off”. If you don't understand that reference, put The Karate Kid on your Netflix queue. It was pretty important for the MTV generation.
Gluing the back plate in. Our friends at Gurian Instruments gave us a great tip on using Teflon tubes to control the application of super glue.
Here's the back plate glued into the case. Yup, this is serial number 0001, headed to Portland soon.