I made this neck clamp with a broken two screw wood clamp (actually works better in this case  ) a saw guide for fretting and a pickup winder I made. not shown is a 30" t square drilled with small holes for 5 fret scales. Neck clamp has one side screwed to 1x6 board and a 1" sq block above and below the screw on alternate sides to support the neck flat.

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Nice stuff.  I especially like the pickup winder.

Building jigs sure is satisfying.

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