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Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by pvriesinga, Oct 7, 2003.


  1. pvriesinga

    pvriesinga

    Jul 15, 2003
    Sarnia Ontario
    I was wondering if it is ok to use 2 pieces of maple glued on top of eachother to make the neck is safe. Is this a good idea? A friend of my fathers is giving me free spalted maple for the body and regular maple for the neck.

    Phil
     
  2. pvriesinga

    pvriesinga

    Jul 15, 2003
    Sarnia Ontario
    anyone at all???
     
  3. Suburban

    Suburban

    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    It wil work, if the two pieces are stable enough. And stiff enough.

    If you are putting them side to side, to make the width of the neck, then the rigidity of the pieces are very important.
    If you are putting them on top of eachother, to make for the thickness, then you'll probably be OK - providing that you use some good glue, like epoxi of 2-component polyurethane.

    You can have some more info from "Bassic Physics" on my home page.
     
  4. pvriesinga

    pvriesinga

    Jul 15, 2003
    Sarnia Ontario
    thank you very much for the info. I will be using the wood to create the thickness of the neck. I will read into that physics thing on your site.

    Phil