"Awesome design. on another blog i was going on about thru necks, but mentioned any thought out design works. This is a great example, very nicely built. Actually a setup like this takes more time and patience than putting the neck through anyway.…"
"Hi again, I rarely do a neck through, I mainly do as shown in the photo.
Two blocks. One inside [neck block] and another out side [ the heal], this increases the gluing area or in my case the bolting/screwing area.
Also allows for more air space in…"
"Hi Toby and welcome, my first advise, and its what I do is not to glue my necks in, but to screw or bolt, easy if you have a lid that removes easily. Makes it easier to learn the tricks of setting up, I think.
Also as the top is the most…"
"Welcome to CGB addiction. Don't be discouraged with your first build. There "WILL" be more. Use this one as a good learning experience.
Now to the current build. You "could" add a piece of wood on top of your existing neck…"
Hello there!Yesterday i discovered cigar box guitars and i was hooked immediately :). I started today with my build (a nice Free Cuba box i found years ago) and due to my inexperience and the difference between the box in the tutorials and my box, i made some errors. I didn't think about the need of a seamless transition between box and neck. I attached some pictures so you can see.Because of the big lid, there's quite a gap between the neck and the box. Could i just glue another piece with the…See More