Saturday, September 29, 2012

Necking in the Shop

I wanted to finish 3 necks today, but it's Saturday and I ended up goofing around and only finishing one. This one is for a single cutaway Envirocaster:

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Four New Necks

While the water-based lacquer is curing on my other guitar projects, I took the time to start on four new necks. Here are some photos of my progress so far:

That's one long flamed Maple neck blank!

Marking the necks with a template.

Cutting out a neck.

One of four rough necks.

Four rough necks.

3/8" tuner holes.

Routing a truss rod slot.

Finished truss rod slot.

Carving and blending the neck's contour.