Fitted up the neckplate and finished contouring the body and neck:
Made a visit to the art supply for some more ingredients:
The India Ink and Linseed Oil are for the finish; the beeswax is for screws.
The rusty nail soup is about done. It's actually starting to thicken up, and what's left of the nails is little more than crusty black slivers. Surprisingly, it smells rather nice, kinda like pickles.
Time to break out the mud.