About This Course
Welcome to the Robert O’Brien Online Perfect Neck Set Course. This course, filmed and presented by luthier and finishing guru, Jeff Jewitt of Homestead Finishing Products, will teach you everything you need to know to achieve a perfect neck set when building your guitar. This is not a complete how to build a guitar course but rather a course that focuses on steps that give a lot of builders issues when trying to get a perfect neck to body joint. Follow along as Jeff demystifies the entire neck setting process from geometry and layout to cutting the neck joint and installing it on your guitar.
The course was filmed in High Definition and comes with a downloadable PDF handout so you can follow along with the specifics related to the perfect neck set.
- Geometry of the sides
- layout of the geometry on the neck
- Side profiling
- Compound radius on sides and blocks
- Scarf joint, stacked heel and truss rod
- Tapering the neck with a drill press planer
- Cutting the tenon using a table saw
- Cutting the mortise using a router
- Finessing the neck fit
It has never been easier to learn how to do a professional quality neck joint. Happy Building!
Please read the FAQ page before beginning. To begin just register/login and purchase the video lessons. You may then either stream or download the videos.