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Replacing the head-stock and only the head-stock from a finished neck. Need creative ideas.

Started this discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick Aug 5, 2018. 9 Replies

Built a beautiful mini dog bowl resonator 3 string finished the nut and fretboard and decided I wanted to try a cutout headstock. Terrible idea. The piece was not long enough to get all three tuners…Continue

Anyone using bisected dowels for neck stock?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Grandpa Feb 23, 2018. 16 Replies

So I was looking at a friends shop the other day and I find this 2" dowel. Just looking at it it seems like if you ripped it long ways it might make a nice strong CBG neck. I figure I must be missing…Continue

 

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