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Neck vs headstock using different wood depths

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Leon Oct 30, 2020. 11 Replies

I'm a newbie at this so please be patient with me. I've been trying to make my own necks but my woodworking skills are a bit clumsy. I've been able to make scarf joints but I'm very sloppy when I try…Continue

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BrianQ. replied to Bob Leon's discussion Neck vs headstock using different wood depths
"It sounds like you’re making dado cuts with a Saw & chipping them out with a Chisel, then leveling it out with the Rasp,right? You’ve got all the right tools, you just need more practice with them. Have you tried thinning the…"
Oct 29, 2020
Bob Leon replied to Bob Leon's discussion Neck vs headstock using different wood depths
"Hi Brian, I’ve been using a dovetail saw and/or flush saw and then follow up with a chisel and a shinto saw rasp. I’m not the neatest but they’re pretty good, just not good enough for the headstock. I’ve been using oak 1x2…"
Oct 29, 2020
BrianQ. replied to Bob Leon's discussion Neck vs headstock using different wood depths
"What is your process for notching the headstock? Using a Rasp, Chisel, Saw, Sander?  "
Oct 29, 2020
BrianQ. replied to Bob Leon's discussion Neck vs headstock using different wood depths
"Make sure you’re using some quality hardwood for those thinner parts, better safe than sorry?"
Oct 29, 2020

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