Ornamental neck inlay

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Stephen Mosher, May 16, 2003.

  1. Stephen Mosher

    Stephen Mosher

    May 10, 2003
    Show us your favorite neck inlay, ornamental and/or functional. Where did you get it / who did it for you?

    Here's some on a graphite neck to get things going.


    Steve Mosher
  2. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    I dont know if you can class this as an inlay, but this whole PRS guitar is beautiful, and theres so much work in here it isnt funny. PRS make beautiful custom guitars.

  3. ashton


    Jan 4, 2001
  4. Stephen Mosher

    Stephen Mosher

    May 10, 2003
    Here's a simple yet good-looking 6-string bass headstock design.

  5. JOME77

    JOME77 Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2002
    Classy looking headstock! Did you do the inlay?
  6. Killdar


    Dec 16, 2002
    Portland Maine
    My friend told me about that guitar, when we were discussing our dream instruments. He told me that it actually was all inlayed, but it looks too intricate to really tell. For some reason the p-ups and bridge look very photoshopped.....oh well.

    I dig that LP ultra! it'd be cooler if the fretboard inlays were different reds and oranges, to almost match the top.
  7. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    PRS neck inlays;[​IMG]
  8. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
  9. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    And one more from PRS:[​IMG]
  10. 6 string demon

    6 string demon

    Mar 23, 2003
    that picture of the PRS dragon i think is mostly photo shopped. but my local store has one. im not a big fan of it but i was talking to the guy who owns the store and he is friends with Paul reed smith nad the store are getting their own paul reed smith customs made for the second time. he said its a nice guitar and probably worht £6000 not the £23,000 it goes for.


    there a few real pics of the guitar
  11. Kheos


    Aug 12, 2002
    when playing viking metal, that might kick arse
    in almost any other case it would be but but but ugly
  12. Stephen Mosher

    Stephen Mosher

    May 10, 2003

    Yes, we do. But I want to make certain that I do not inflict the pain of commercialism on you guys here. So, please contact me at my office or by Email.

    Here is a photo of one of my classic favorites, perennially elegant on a jazz bass.


    Steve Mosher
  13. soularis


    Jul 3, 2003
    Illinois, USA
    does anybody know shops in the US that do this kind of work?
  14. theres been much debate (and no real-in person pics) over that PRS dragon. you can tell the hardware and strings and maybe even the neck in that pic are photoshopped. i wont believe it exists till i see a pic of someone holding it.

    here is a beautiful inlay on a Adler nine string.


  15. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    That single-cut Dragon is a real model. There should be pics somewhere on the net. I would think PRS's site might have some. Here's the 2000 Dragon: