The Siyum Sefer Torah is the culmination of a great deal of effort. It can take even a full year to complete the writing of a sefer torah. At the end of that process, much work remains before the sefer torah will be ready for use. The pictures below show some of the steps that precede the actual siyum, as well as what comes after the siyum. These are the final stages of the completion of a torah scroll.