Tag - guitar neck

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Heel Shaping – Classical Guitar
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Headstock Detailing Part 4
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Headstock Detailing Part 3
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Headstock Detailing Part 2
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Headstock Detailing Part 1
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Gluing the Neck Scarf Joint
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Preparing a Neck Scarf Joint

Heel Shaping – Classical Guitar

This article on Shaping the Heel of the Classical Guitar, offers you a couple of different methods to easily cut out the heel, foot and side channels for this difficult neck application. Download free PDF diagrams at our Plan Shop too, to make this even easier.

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Headstock Detailing Part 4

Required Tools: Woodworking Marking Knife Plexiglas Template Low Angle Block Plane Drill Press Takumi Dozuki 9-Inch Super Fine Cut Saw Woodworker Try-Square Forstner Drill Bits 3/8″ Milling Drill Bit Wood Fence for Drill Press 3/4″ Plywood Sacrifice Block for Drill Press Center Punch Plastic Tipped Hammer Band Saw The above tools are conveniently listed for[…]

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Headstock Detailing Part 3

Since the Classical Guitar has so much more detail in its headpiece vs. the simplicity of the standard acoustic guitar, we have dedicated a additional posts to completing the process. Note that this article also applies to the Ukulele Slotted Pegged and the Acoustic Guitar Slotted Pegged Tools and Materials: Woodworking Marking Knife Plexiglas Template Needle[…]

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Headstock Detailing Part 2

Tools and Materials: Woodworking Marking Knife Plexiglas Template Takumi Dozuki 9-Inch Super Fine Cut Saw 1/4″ Woodworkers Chisel 1/2″ Woodworder Chisel Drill Press Georgia Luthier Supply Drill Press Fence Woodworker Try-Square Forstner Drill Bits Center Punch Plastic Tipped Hammer Band Saw On our Classical Guitar Plans that we have available here at Georgia Luthier Supply, we[…]

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Headstock Detailing Part 1

Note this article is appropriate for Classical Guitar, Slotted Peghead Acoustic Guitars and Slotted Peghead Ukuleles. Tools and Materials: Woodworking Marking Knife Plexiglas Template Low Angle Block Plane Drill Press Takumi Dozuki 9-Inch Super Fine Cut Saw Woodworker Try-Square Forstner Drill Bits 3/8″ Milling Drill Bit Wood Fence for Drill Press 3/4″ Plywood Sacrifice Block[…]

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Gluing the Neck Scarf Joint

Gluing the Neck Scarf Joint: If you haven’t done so already, read the following articles to prepare for this important step: Neck Wood Selection Preparing the Neck Scarf Joint Laminated Neck Solid Headstock Laminated Head and Neckstock Tools and Materials Required: (4) Large C Clamps or Bessey Bar Clamps 3/4″ x 4″ x 24″ Plywood[…]

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Preparing a Neck Scarf Joint

This is one of the most critical joints that we will make in stringed instrument construction. That is why and entire post is devoted to this subject. Scarf Joint: Many may ask, why is there a need for this joint anyway? Why not just cut the neck from a thicker piece of wood? Good question! There are many guitars[…]

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