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Kill the Treble #5: Taking Shape Part 3

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Blog entry by thebenchroom posted 04-02-2012 11:55 AM 524 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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In these next few posts you will see mulitple failures at creating a suitable neck blank. Not admitting failures is about as truthful as those fishing shows where they catch 90 fish in one hour. Just follow along…
follow along…

I’m entering even more into unknown with construction of the neck. The margin for error here is smaller than a cabinet or piece of furniture. I’m using ribbon striped mahogany, with a couple of strips of cherry for looks and added strength. Each glue surface was carefully planed, and made flat, a little insurance for the unknown factors. I’m basing a lot of dimensions on Carl Thompson basses, he knows a thing or two about making bass guitars. Check out his site and see who plays his basses- http://www.ctbasses.com/

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