Nicholas Finn
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Neck slot mistake

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Floyd Jan 4. 7 Replies

Hi, So I made a mistake and want to see everyone's opinion on how to fix it.I spent a long time carving the neck and rounding off the heel only to discover that I rounded back too far and now the…Continue

 

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Carl Floyd replied to Nicholas Finn's discussion Neck slot mistake
"Yes, that is what I was trying to describe,  Very nice, Brian!"
Jan 4
Tom T replied to Nicholas Finn's discussion Neck slot mistake
"Been there, done that... BrianQ's solution fixes the problem and adds a bit of style at the same time. It's how I fix my over-aggressive cuts."
Jan 4
the anonymous pick replied to Nicholas Finn's discussion Neck slot mistake
"Label them as  " projective neck directional sound ports"    ;-) but seriously ,, if  it is a wood box . try using some sawdust from the scrap piece ,, and mix it with glue to make your own color matching filler. "
Jan 4
the anonymous pick replied to Nicholas Finn's discussion Neck slot mistake
Jan 4
BrianQ. replied to Nicholas Finn's discussion Neck slot mistake
"Carve out the shape of the neck with a thin scrap like so, It’ll hide the gap?"
Jan 3
Nicholas Finn replied to Nicholas Finn's discussion Neck slot mistake
Jan 3
Carl Floyd replied to Nicholas Finn's discussion Neck slot mistake
"What about a 3 sided 1/4" thick wooden frame/surround that follows the heel carve & covers up the gaps?"
Jan 3
Nicholas Finn posted a discussion

Neck slot mistake

Hi, So I made a mistake and want to see everyone's opinion on how to fix it.I spent a long time carving the neck and rounding off the heel only to discover that I rounded back too far and now the flat neck slots I made on my box don't match the rounded bottom of my neck. It's the right width/height but I have 2 rounded open areas on the bottom/sides of the neck when I put it in the box that I want to fill with something but IDK what I should use?I've seen some CBG's use some kind of rubber or…See More
Jan 3
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Dec 6, 2021
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3
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I like the history and the fact that anyone, even with the limited skill I have with woodworking can make their own thing. It's also fun to experiment with different setups and pickups etc... I get to make it exactly how I want to

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At 4:25pm on December 6, 2021, BrianQ. said…

Welcome, check out the Resources tab for build/play info and join some groups located in the Posts tab? Forum is for questions and Blog posts are for sharing your build processes? Site has a glitch, here’s the trick:

 
 
 

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