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Soundbox ready for the back.
What you see inside is the heart and soul of the sound of the guitar.
The bracing pattern, the brace dimensions and mass, and how they are coupled to each other, are all critical factors in a guitar's voice.
By the way, there's nothing magical about the unusual lattice bracing you see here. No matter what bracing pattern a luthier uses, he or she still must understand the principles that make it work; else it's just guesswork and rote copying.
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