1. Welcome to TalkBass, the Premier Bass Player Community and Information Source. Register a FREE Account to post and unlock tons of features!

Headless Neck Build

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by DaveStaRR, Mar 27, 2014.


  1. DaveStaRR

    DaveStaRR

    Feb 14, 2014
    Hi I have recently embarked on a new bass project and just have a question about the neck i'm trying to build
    i am trying to figure out the best way to route the truss rod channel for a headless neck i'm trying to build.

    Question(s):
    if i want to route the truss rod channel so the adjustment nut can be adjusted from the heel of the neck should it have a curve? and if so which way should the route bow/curve? up or down ? how do i go about the depth of the cut?:confused: if anyone of you talented experienced luthiers out there can give me any guidance on this it will be greatly appreciated.. thanks
     
  2. Tedward

    Tedward Supporting Member

    Feb 15, 2006
    southern california
  3. TalkBass Friendly Advertisement


    to hide this ad and more.
  4. ctmullins

    ctmullins Registered Panther Supporting Member

    Apr 18, 2008
    MS Gulf Coast
    Yes. The double-action rods just need a straight channel, and provide more adjustability too! IMHO, the only reason not to use one is if you're doing restorations for the Smithsonian.
     



Share This Page