Lots of videos and attention on building back angle into your Guitars.What success have you had and is the extra effort worth it? I have been struggling with trying to incorporate it into two recent…Continue
"Hi BrianQ, thanks for that. The back also plays a part in sound production too, he might have to rethink that one as well ha ha.
To proove that point, the other day a mate played a new build of mine commenting that it did not sound as good as…"
"Hi again Brent, sorry to be a pain but I just watched a bit of the video Brian linked to and thought I had to make a comment. The part I watched was the builder demonstrating the fit of the neck shaft under the top. It looked to me that he was…"
"One or two degrees of back angle on the neck (I.e. the angle between the fret board and the box top) will allow the bridge to be high enough to produce a good break angle over it while also allowing the strings to stay closer to the fret board up…"
"Hi Brent, the back angle or neck set is important in determining the bridge height. This will give more or less break angle of the strings over the bridge, depending on the back angle. More or less break angle equals more or less loading [downward…"
Lots of videos and attention on building back angle into your Guitars.What success have you had and is the extra effort worth it? I have been struggling with trying to incorporate it into two recent builds and just go back to a level neck. Also, when attaching neck in box with blocks at each end, is it best to keep both the same height? Lots of questions, trying to fine tune the processthanksSee More
"Along the top edge towards the front , or the front edge beside the neck , or skip them all together .
or . If you are as brave as me . run a cord up the truss rod channel , and install them in the head .. lol , with the jack too ;-)
"Thoughts run to either hardwood veneer available at major lumber yard, or better yet, a scrap of 1/16 veneer from a cabinet shop. There is also 1/16 hardwood hobby ply out there, used in RC airplane building. "