Is the 1/4" fretboard height above lid also work allowing for adjusting on an adjustable bridge?The two builds using adjustable bridges and a 1/4" height above lid to fretboard is resulting in the…Continue
Do hard woods like oak not accept medium fretwire as easy as maple, poplar?The fretwire currently being used on an oak fretboard will not penetrate to stay in place despite using the same .023 saw as…Continue
"Hi Brent, I'm not sure I'm understanding your problem now. It seems you have fret buzz.
I would say that the issue may lie with your fret work. If fret levelling was done with a straight bar with sandpaper on one surface and all the…"
"I raised the neck to get about 3/8" clearance from lid to fretboard with no improvement, clearance at strings across lid now 5/8". Still buzzing at early frets even that high and all frets leveled. One item that was poorly designed was the…"
what I think is important is the height of the bridge. I have to refer to full size guitars here.
There is an ideal suggested height for an acoustic guitar bridge and saddle
The fingerboard more often than not, is always 1/4" over the…"
"Thanks for reply, I assume fret board setup of 1/4" over lid us same no matter what style of bridge is being used?
The same setup with a floating bridge was great, not sure what difference is?
When you say set of the neck, should it be lower in…"
"Hi, I would shim under the bridge feet to raise the strings if needed.
I would check the set of the neck to raise or lower the lay of the strings, if needed. So giving adjustability to the bridge.
Did you level all the frets after installing? check…"
Is the 1/4" fretboard height above lid also work allowing for adjusting on an adjustable bridge?The two builds using adjustable bridges and a 1/4" height above lid to fretboard is resulting in the bridge adjusted to the max and even with a fairly high nut I am still getting fret buzz on the first two frets.I usually have the 1/4" for floating bridges with piezos with no problems with lower string action and no buzzingSee More
"Hi, I would think it depends on the timber used and grain orientation. Any amount I cut out of one side I put back on the other, only longer. So if I was to cut out 40mm from the top of the neck stick, I would install maybe 150mm on the bottom. But…"