Building a One-Piece Stratocaster Neck (Part 8)

November 9, 2008

I got the neck finished up this weekend, and have been enjoying playing it for the last couple of hours. In the last installment of this project, I will cover the finishing basics.

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Building a One-Piece Stratocaster Neck (Part 6)

October 26, 2008

In part 6, it is time for the neck to get fretted, and the tuner holes drilled.

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Building a One-Piece Stratocaster Neck (Part 5)

October 26, 2008

 

In part 5, the neck profile gets carved.

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Building a One-Piece Stratocaster Neck (Part 4)

October 26, 2008

Part 4 details the installation of the walnut filler strip and headstock plug, and rough cutting the fret slots.

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Building a One-Piece Stratocaster Neck (Part 3)

October 26, 2008

Time to finish off the truss rod in this installment.

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Building a One-Piece Stratocaster Neck (Part 2)

October 25, 2008

The last post left off with the curved truss rod channel having been routed. Now the blank begins to look like a guitar neck.

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Building a One-Piece Stratocaster Neck (Part 1)

October 25, 2008

 

Part 1 covers the measuring and cutting the curved truss channel.

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