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Old 10-13-2014, 11:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Martin Keith View Post
I agree with Howard that there is minimal (if any) tonal effect - most guitars have a heavy brace up there, which IMO acts as a pretty effetive boundary that isolates the neck block area from being particularly active.

This is what I've come to believe from reading I've done. The large transverse(?) brace that stretches across the entire top, just above the sound hole on a flattop guitar, creates a boundary which effectively stops the area above it from vibrating. So a fingerboard extension glued directly to the guitar's top in that area should not be a negative as far as tonal characteristics are concerned.
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