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Any ideas for a bolt-on single cut neck joint?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by FunkyMan, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. FunkyMan


    Nov 27, 2007
    Hello folks, as the title says, i want to make a single cut bass with bolt-on neck joint, as the maple blank of the neck is not large enough to make a neck through bass. So far this is the only idea i've found:


    2 important things i'm looking for is stability and ergonomics when playing the upper frets

    Thanks for you inputs in advance!
  2. This is how I did it with my 5 string fretless.


    There are more pictures here.
  3. Nomad98


    Dec 13, 2005
    I angle the screw where the neck first hits the body. That way you can contour the body angle more.



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