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Pieces of Nacio’s Eight

An 8 string neck requires more material and thought. It’s been about 8 years since I’ve done and 8 string. I’ve been constructing the pieces…

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Carving the neck: steps and pictures

This is a a guitar built for my own preference. A shorter scalelength, simple themes. And the neck profile that I like best, with a taper down to a not too thin first position location.

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The V Joint

The V Joint.  It’s a sort of show-off joint. It adds time to the construction of the guitar for sure.  The alternative scarf joint is certainly easier and quicker.  However, the V Joint is, well… sexier, and challenging. Everything needs … Continue reading

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