Hello all,
what is the best way u have found to reinforce cbg neck?

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If you are making a 3 string or 4 string model, you really don't need to reinforce it, assuming you are using a decent hardwood like oak or maple.

If you really need to reinforce, you can put a commercial truss rod in your neck. You can put a piece of threaded rod in a channel. You can put a piece of carbon fiber in a channel. You can laminate the neck from multiple pieces of wood, with a fingerboard added afterwards.

Lots of ways to do it...

Thank you, I have used oak 1X3 for 4 string cbg and they still bow sometimes.

try adding a 1/4 inch fingerboard....that should help.

Try a piece of steel flat bar epoxy glued into a groove routed in the neck

That's what I'll be trying, I picked up a 1/8X1/2 bar. I'll have to use a circular saw with a cutting guide(jig)

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