Looking for ideas on supporting a nut from the back side on a scarf joint other than grooving out a notch for the nut to fit into.Seems I saw a pic of a build once where their was some support…Continue
"A good break angle down to the tuners, nut slot bottoms that arch/curve toward the tuners, and a nut where the thickness is almost as much as it is tall to the slot bottoms, will hold itself in quite tightly without needing any support on the tuner…"
Are the tuners strong enough to hold a cbg by a strap or string for a tent display at a show? I have seen one example where a hook was screwed into the neck but not sure if most buyers would appreciate that.See More
"Depends if its a stereo or mono jack.
The two small pins are your positive, both need to connect with a single wire if you going mono. For stereo, one is hot the other cold and ground remains as ground."
"When I first saw just the title of the thread, all I could think of is that the best ides for supporting nuts is actually a tree... Just make sure you get there before the squirrels! ;-D
But more seriously, I did do a few nuts using acrylic and it…"
"Yup . . . that almost always works. No need to reinvent the wheel on this.
I generally use a zero fret, but glue a bone or plastic nut against the end of the fingerboard for use as a string guide.
Prior to the gluing, test fit the nut both for width…"