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Set Neck Style Guitar Building Workshop Registration

Set Neck Style Guitar Building Workshop Registration

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Build a Set Neck Style Electric guitar from scratch with us! 

Come and learn how to build a Set Neck Style guitar from the ground up with Tucker Bancroft and his Brother Robert Bancroft at James Hood Guitar Repair in Escondido California. James Hood will also be discussing what is involved in finishing electric guitars in this workshop. Our Workshop Class Schedule is below. 

Workshop Planning
Day 1:
- Design and plan build select body
- Neck, fingerboard
- Tool safety overview
- Finish type decision
- Order hardware and parts
Class Length
4 hours
Day 2:
-Body routing
-Body shaping
-Final sand to be completed at home
-Route truss-rod slot in neck
-Cut fret slots in fingerboard
-Glue fingerboard
Class Length
8 Hours
Day 3:
- Shaping headstock
- Shaping neck
- Tuner holes
- Finger board shaping
- Fretting discussion
Class Length
8 Hours
Day 4:
- Fret work
- Wiring
- Finish (depending on type)
- Extra time to get caught up on any steps to be ready for finish work
Class Length
8 Hours
Day 5:
- Final assembly
- Set up lesson
Class Length
8 Hours