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Neck.

Started this discussion. Last reply by JL on Thursday. 10 Replies

Hi guys.I'm on my third build and decided to use a walnut neck saddled over the box, but man it is so light! I ain't no carpenter so a little advice on good woods for the neck would be appreciated,…Continue

 

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JL replied to Neil Doherty's discussion Neck.
"found this from google image search "
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fretted one string :)

"Superb camera work too!!"
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fretted one string :)

"Superb camera work too!!"
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Bufo Bill replied to Neil Doherty's discussion Neck.
"Hi Neil, Quarter Sawn timber is a more expensive cut of wood. If you look online at Wikipedia or do a google search you will get a better idea when you have a diagram to show how a log is sawn lengthways into quarters and sliced into boards. You…"
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Lynas slides

"Dave.....do you sell these, would be very interested to have a hand made slide :)"
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"This is your first build?!!...........Clever Bugger :) Looks amazing...well done!"
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Neil Doherty replied to Neil Doherty's discussion Neck.
"Hi John, I did buy it off ebay so I guess you can never be 100% sure. My first build has  a European white oak neck and my second has a mahogany neck, both do seem  heavier but maybe I'm exaggerating a little.......out with the…"
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Neil Doherty replied to Neil Doherty's discussion Neck.
"Hi Bill, thanks for the advice but, seeing as I'm a total ignoramus when it comes to timber, could you please explain what ''quarter sawn'' is. Many thanks "
Jan 11
JL replied to Neil Doherty's discussion Neck.
"careful picking through the wider boards that were plain/flat-sawn (cheaper), and you can get close-enough perpendicular grain/rings for a neck from the edges of a bigger board, and then use the remainder for blocking or other non-git-neck…"
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"The look of this reminds me of the styling of cars from the 40's. Nice looking!!!!"
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What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The simplicity and unique designs, plus I need ideas :)

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