Hi to all: i salvaged this neck from a box i acquired: i have a few nice wood boxes of different sizes: i could use some ideas as to how to attach the neck to the box as it does not go through: see…Continue
Have a question about using some birds eye maple wood i have had for a very long time: the wood was cut by my grandfather in Eagle Lake Me in the 50s and he was going to make a work bench: that never…Continue
Thought i would post a couple of pictures of the string ferrule bar i made this morning on my box: i wanted to add a little of myself to this guitar so i forged up a bar so the the ball ends cant get…Continue
"Taffy: the pictures are what i needed: i am not committed to this box: i have others to choose from so i have options: as a traditional blacksmith i use hand tools and old ways to do my metal work: doing wood work follows the same approach: i like…"
"Hi skip, its hard to advise you what to do as I do not know what tools or woodwork skills you have, I usually show what I do and leave any alterations to the builder to suit their situation.
In your drawing you show a small heal built into the neck…"
"a couple more questions: are you saying i should remove some fret board to lengthen the neck so more goes inside the box or fill in the cut out on the neck and cut the box top to accept the neck and fret board? if i were to cut back the fret board…"
"Taffy: thanks for your reply: your photos are big help: i did a quick sketch as a possible: see photo: thoughts? the scale is fender,25.5: i will see where the bridge lands: at the lumber store i found poplar in the following size: all are 24"…"
"Hi Skip, first I would suggest that you ensure that the scale length of that neck puts the bridge in a suitable location on your new box.
I use a neck block and a heal, one inside the box and the other outside, this allows me to bolt the necks on…"
Hi to all: i salvaged this neck from a box i acquired: i have a few nice wood boxes of different sizes: i could use some ideas as to how to attach the neck to the box as it does not go through: see attached photos of what i have work with: any help will greatly appreciated: skSee More
"i meant to add this before i hit post: if it was damaged in shipment, chalk it up to careless handling: let the carrier make good: if a customer is at fault that's whole different matter: IE: "fishy" sk"
"Josh: if it broke during shipment then there should be damage to the box: the carrier should have been notified and a claim issued: i am guessing it was insured for damage or loss: look into it a little further: in the end you always want to work…"
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