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Here's the preliminary headstock design for my new PDR 1878 Cigar Box guitar. It's a pretty simple design, and may require string trees to route the strings to its respective tuner. The headstock and neck assembly is built from a 36" long by 1.5" wide by 0.75" piece of poplar wood I bought at Lowes. I am not used to working in this dimension wood, as in China most my necks are built up (laminated) from 6 or 7 lengths of cherry trim wood. This trim wood is sold in 2.2m lengths and is 2.5cm or 3.0cm wide (depending on which I buy) and 0.5cm thick. So, instead of my usual slotted head stocks, this one will have the tuners mounted on the back of the headstock, with the tuners sticking out the side (like ears) and the tuner posts oriented so that they point upward at right angles to the tuner knobs.