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"transferring" a neck profile

Discussion in 'Setup & Repair [DB]' started by Chasarms, Sep 13, 2005.

  1. Chasarms

    Chasarms Casual Observer

    May 24, 2001
    Bettendorf, IA USA
    Any thoughts on how I might be able to create a 2-dimensional cross-section of an existing neck?

    In other words, how would I transfer to paper the various profiles of the neck at given locations along the length.

    I thought about just sawing it off and tracing it with pencil, but that seems a little counter-productive. :)
  2. Contour gauge. Mine's a Craftsman, metal. Better than the plastic ones. Google it for more info.

    Edit: Must have been posting at the same time as Ken. The one I have is real old, it's an array of wires held in place by a flat spring clamp arrangement, hard to describe. Gives a little finer detail than the ones with the plastic tines.