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Summer Uke Build #19: Rough Shaping Neck and Aligning Fingerboard

03-03-2017 10:32 PM by onoitsmatt | 0 comments »

Over the last few days I’ve been rough shaping the neck. I’ll spare the details of the scarf joint that puts the headstock at a 15 degree angle as I covered that on the previous neck blank I made. Here is the new neck with the scarf joint: Also vaguely visible in that photo is the headstock veneer I glued on. It is just some leftover Padauk that was used for the back and sides. It had already been resawn thin and will match the back and sides so makes a good choice for the headstock veneer. I also rough tapered the sides of the neck. I will final shape this taper once the fingerboard is installed. The headstock veneer is a little thick, so will sand it ...

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