#1
my dad found about 5ft of mahogany at his shop

i wanna make the neck myself(with help from my dad, whose been a carpenter since the 80s) but i don't know if i should get an adjustable truss rod or non-adjustable or how long to make it


thanks in advance

oh all get pics of the wood as soon as my dad gets back from Vegas
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#2
well.. both are pieces of metal that go in the neck, except the adjustable one is when the wood And the metal start bending, you can twist it back
Shred Head
All that theory my guitar teacher tries to drill into my head just gets buried under piles of porn and I never manage to apply any of it
#3
Quote by VieNam
well.. both are pieces of metal that go in the neck, except the adjustable one is when the wood And the metal start bending, you can twist it back

so should i get the adjustable one?
Guitars:
Epiphone SG G-400
Lyon Washburn Strat


Amps:
Marshall Mg 10cd
Lyon mini amp
Line 6 HD75 half stack

Pedals:
Boss V-wah


Bass:
Squire P-bass
#4
yeah, it'd be more convenient
Shred Head
All that theory my guitar teacher tries to drill into my head just gets buried under piles of porn and I never manage to apply any of it
#5
Isnt maple best used for the neck?
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#6
Necks are made out of just about anything. my Agile is mahogany neck - heavy as hell, but nice to play on. There is no better or worse. LPaddict's build has a sapele/bloodwood laminated neck, Ormsby's Blue DC has an Indian Rosewood neck, dogismycopilot's build is using a maple/mahogany laminate neck. Good and Bad are subjective when it comes to guitars. I love the feel of a mahogany neck finished with oil, it's like butter to play on. My brother swears by the maple neck on his SG. My uncle's semi-hollow has a pau ferro neck and he loves it. Maple is conventional, convention isn't always best

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Last edited by bv310 at Nov 7, 2008,
#7
Quote by mitch311
Isnt maple best used for the neck?

its probably better but i wanna make it as close to the slash gold top as possible and it has a mahogany neck so i'm just going to go with that
Guitars:
Epiphone SG G-400
Lyon Washburn Strat


Amps:
Marshall Mg 10cd
Lyon mini amp
Line 6 HD75 half stack

Pedals:
Boss V-wah


Bass:
Squire P-bass
#8
also i'm not sure how to inlay the neck
Guitars:
Epiphone SG G-400
Lyon Washburn Strat


Amps:
Marshall Mg 10cd
Lyon mini amp
Line 6 HD75 half stack

Pedals:
Boss V-wah


Bass:
Squire P-bass
#9
i'm making a neck out of wenge, curly maple and purple heart on my king v and mahogany on my DC.

save_us.dwd, search through some of my forum posts... i wrote a big ol' thing on inlay
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