Up here in the northwest, (Washington State) they make nicely decorated gift boxes for smoked salmon. This top is from the Quinault Indian Nation for their smoked salmon. I made a larger cedar box to put under it using box joints, then made a maple neck. I do bolt on necks similar to solid body guitars but I sink nuts into the neck under the fretboard and use bolts rather than screws. This has two piezo pickups under the bridge and a volume control. The box is 3" deep and 14" long so it has a…See More
"Tom, I don't have any good shots of the inside but this one has a Fender neck. I have a block that the neck screws into, then I braced it all the way to the back to the string block. This one shows ladder brace for the top, but I usually X…"
"Monteray, I think it would be strong enough if you build a good structure for the neck to attach to inside the box. I know this is not your set up, but it might give you an idea. This is how I connected an acoustic style neck I made to fit on a box.…"