Is this crazy?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Toe-mas, Feb 25, 2006.

  1. Toe-mas


    Apr 24, 2004
    St Louis, MO
    What does everyone here think of a converson from a traditional unlined fretless neck to a fannet-fret neck? Would it be just way too much trouble? Installing individual string bridges would be easy, but it seems like it would be a nightmare when it comes to dealing with the break angle over the nut. Anybody have any good ideas as to how to accomplish this?
  2. Hookus


    Oct 2, 2005
    Austin, TX
    Seems like a bit much trouble to me. I would imagine if you had the means to properly cut and install fanned frets, it would be just as easy for you to make a new neck from scratch.