Category: truss rod

Birdseye Maple Neck

I started a new neck today. I got a birdseye maple neck blank and 5 (one extra for free) granadilla fretboards from Tonewood Experts. I drew a centerline, not in the center, and then cut the trussrod slot. Then I cutout the neck with my bandsaw. I used two small nails to align the fret…

Nearly finished

The new neck is nearly finished. I have a bunch of sanding to do, fret work, nut, and add the tuning machines. It was way more sanding than I thought it would be. Came out really good. I used my router to hog out material from the headstock. Then I used the oscillating spindle sander….

The neck

I have not built a neck yet and I am really anxious about it. I have the wood and the tools. I have no experience or training. I have access to youtube so I should be able to get it done. It will be a classic tele neck shape made from mahogany from Tonewood Experts….