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Old 04-03-2016, 10:05 PM
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Default Neck Set

Larry sets the neck. The requires sanding the cheeks of the heel to bring the neck in proper alignment. The adjustments are very minute. Often "sanding" means using strips of sandpaper like dental floss. The patience and fine skills of a luthier are truly remarkable.

Checking the lateral alignment.

Checking and adjusting the tilt so the fingerboard "aims" at the plane of the bridge.

Looks a bit like a guitar!
Martin 00-18G; Eastman 805; Waterloo WL-S; Furch Green OM-SR; Tahoe Guitar Co.: OM (Adi/Hog); 000-12 (Carp/FG Hog); 000-12 (Lutz/Maple); 00-12 (Carp/Sinker Hog); 00-14 (Adi/Ovangkol)

A brown truck eased into my space
My wife screamed somewhere
I struck a deal with the man at the Guitar-for-bills
I am the GASsing stranger
A fool in love, within compulsion mills
-Apologies to Becker & Fagen

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