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Wood filler

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by bassclef36, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. bassclef36


    Jan 27, 2012
    So I recently order a custom warmoth neck to put on my fender p bass but I have run into a problem the holes on the neck do not line up with the holes on the body. Does anybody know if there is a way that I can fill the holes with some type of puddy or something and then re drill new holes. Or does anybody think I could just glue it instead. Any tips or advice anybody can give me is much appreciated. Cheers!
  2. Mickey Mao

    Mickey Mao

    Jun 7, 2011
    SF Bay Area
    Drill out the existing holes and glue in hardwood dowels. Cut and sand the dowels flush.

    Drill new holes. For extra strength, consider metal threaded inserts.
  3. 96tbird

    96tbird PLEASE STAND BY Supporting Member

  4. JLS


    Sep 12, 2008
    Emeryville, Ca
    I setup & repair guitars & basses
    Judging from your questions, I don't think that your woodworking or
    luthiery skills are capable of taking this on. Take it to a pro.
  5. Kerry_King


    Dec 15, 2011
    west hollywood, ca
    Artist Relations: Get'm Get'm/LOXX USA
    Agreed on the doweling. I would never use wood filler on any of my instruments.
  6. Stilettoprefer


    Nov 26, 2010
    + a million.

    And please, don't ever consider glueing the neck into a fender bass.....

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