I traced and cut the body shape from a piece of mahogany blank. As you can see, I also cut the electronics cavity hole.
Here I traced and cut the cavity templates with paper and traced them on the body. The cavities will reduce the weight of the overall guitar.
I used a drill-press with a Forstner bit to remove the majority of the wood from the traced outlines and then used a router to clean up the sides. Since these cavities will be hidden, I don’t need to be very accurate with the sides so I used the router free-hand.