I just build a bolt on neck guitar with the bolt on neck ,they sell here. After about a monthat after I build the thing. I have a nasty bow at the end of the neck ,that attaches to the box. Could it…Continue
"Hi, it would help to see the neck and the type of box. I build my own boxes so just have to brace the top and/or back. What is your box made of? is it a six string neck? what is the neck made of?
The neck would normally bend in the middle of…"
"If you put a straight edge on the neck you confirm the neck itself is ok or not. If the neck is ok then either the connection allows it to bend or the box is bending. But in general, even for a bolt on uke I would reinforce the box."
I just build a bolt on neck guitar with the bolt on neck ,they sell here. After about a monthat after I build the thing. I have a nasty bow at the end of the neck ,that attaches to the box. Could it be the box? I did not reinforce the box. Do i need to do that?See More
"Not sure what they're called where you live, Bill, but in the UK we'd call what I tend to use around a 6 or 8. Just something to lift the strings above the neck/fretboard a touch is all you need. Some guys just use a larger fret gauge for…"
"I just recently asked the same question and here is the answer from Nick;
The bolts she is using is known as a HeadLok bolt from FastenMaster, we get them at Lowes. It's an aggressively threaded, heavy-duty flathead fastener with a star…"
Ok,This is my second guitar and I decided to try a bolt on neck.I watched Farley's video and saw how she did it. But she does not say what size she's using, for the first screw. Does the neck I bought from here, come with a screw?My first guitar was a plain and simple one,so I wanted to try something harder. So here I am.Thanks.BillSee More