I’m wanting to make my CBG more playable. So I’m wondering about getting the right neck angle to accomplish this. But I don’t know how to accomplish this ! Any help from the community would help me…Continue
"I also got my saw from C.B. Getty. It’s has worked fine. Jim Brown is right, a mitre box is worth getting ! My slots were erratic freehand. If not a mitre box a square block of wood to keep your saw perpendicular. The less your blade is moving…"
"I angle my necks down about 1 degree for a small box and 3 degrees for a long box like a King B. When I make ukulele banjos with the pete 1 skin on an Acid box, I use 3 degrees, so I can use a regular 5/8 inch banjo bridge."
"You don't necessarily need neck angle, the important thing is to fit the neck so that the fretboard is well above the top of the guitar, then it will give you enough height at the bridge to get the action as low as you want it and will give oyu…"
"A lot depends on the method you use to mount the neck Andy, if it is a stick through neck, you just need to raise the tail a little inside the box, or if it is a bolt on neck, you need to angle either the neck pocket, or the underside of the neck…"
I’m wanting to make my CBG more playable. So I’m wondering about getting the right neck angle to accomplish this. But I don’t know how to accomplish this ! Any help from the community would help me tremendously ! Thanks !
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