Now we are cookin' Looks good to me. The good thing about custom rods is..... well....they are custom. What you want is what is you get.
Remember the curse of the craftsman is being in a hurry.
If it takes you all year to finish up, no worries mate!
When you get to the next step send another pic.
BTW, The drill press can be the prime mover for all the steps needed to turn rod components even a reel seat if you think it through