The original neck is Brazilian rosewood, but, as you know, that wood is not obtainable now, so this one is Palisander( Dalbergia baronii).
looks purplish comparing to Brazilian which looks orang'ish.
Main lamination with marquetry completed.
Peg head veneers and neck marquetry material.
Glued and bandsawn to strips.
Steel rod for neck.
special neck is white holy, but I took plain hard maple.
These are marquetry for Concert special.
Peg head pattern is traced on celluloid plate.
Shaping is almost done. The next step is heel carving