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Order of operations for a Guild neck removal

So, I picked up another project. This one is a Guild D35 from 1982, which suffered a shattered neck and some really, really bad epoxy and c…

Started by Mark Pollock

7 Oct 11, 2012
Reply by Ian Barker

New neck on custom built?

For a custom built dreadnaught with bolt-on mortis and tenon, the neck hand shaped from a blank -- can a stock replacement neck be adapted…

Started by Dagdred

22 Jun 7, 2012
Reply by Steven D. Wilson

Guild D212NT neck removal - wimpy dovetail joint observation

I was very lucky a couple of weeks ago, and picked up a nice Guild D212NT made in 1982. It had a loose neck, so I got it for $125 - a steal…

Started by Mark Pollock

7 May 30, 2012
Reply by Eric Steven Johansen

Yamaha FG340 warped Neck

Hi All, I've been lurking on this forum for a while, browsing through all of the useful info posted here... I've been making acoustic inst…

Started by Jon Burton

7 Mar 2, 2012
Reply by Jon Burton

Nasty one piece neck headstock break on LoPrinzi, help!

Hey all, first time posting here! Usually I can find some similar threads to a question I have but this one... eek. I've done some simpler…

Started by mordechai rosenblatt

5 Oct 3, 2011
Reply by John

Gibson ES125T Neck Removal

Greetings, I'd asked about this a while back, but put the task on the back burner.  I'm ready to tackle this project now.  Didn't find a wh…

Started by onewent

2 Sep 22, 2011
Reply by Ned Knepp

My neck reset/removal tips for general consumption. Approach with caution.

Some of these are copied from others, some I used my own pea-brain to figure out. After reading a recent post about a difficult neck remova…

Started by Mark A. Kane

7 May 13, 2011
Reply by Pierre-Antoine Roiron

Neck Reset on circa 1920 mandolin?

A friend of the family brought me a 'Catania' mandolin by Alfredo Albertini, no.611.   It has loose bracing, some ... subtle topcracks, a v…

Started by STGuitarworks

12 Sep 22, 2010
Reply by Paul Breen

Sources for carbon-fiber neck re-inforcement?

Over the last few days I have been building 6 necks for a next batch of electrics.   I purchased 4 of Stewmac's #4401 carbon fiber re-rods…

Started by STGuitarworks

5 Jul 22, 2010
Reply by Russell Vance

Building new, alternative to dovetail ?

I am finally getting around to building some acoustics that have been on my mind for decades. I love working with wood, have done so all my…

Started by Valerie

16 Dec 14, 2009
Reply by Ned Knepp


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