Perfect Neck Set

A perfect neck to body joint can be difficult to achieve. Luthier, Jeff Jewitt, shows how to make this difficult task an easy one, allowing you to get a perfect neck set every time.

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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.

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It has never been easier to learn how to do a professional quality neck joint. Happy Building!

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Chapter 1 • Preparation
44:51
Introduction 6:16
Lesson 1: Side Layout 4:27
Lesson 2: Pre-Profiling 7:52
Lesson 3: Final Profiling 11:53
Lesson 4: Final Body Prep 14:23
Chapter 2 • Execution
1:04:45
Lesson 1: Neck Intro 3:11
Lesson 2: Truss Rod 8:02
Lesson 3: Stacked Heel Glue Up 5:06
Lesson 4: Peghead Overlay Glue Up 5:01
Lesson 5: Tapering Neck 10:00
Lesson 6: Cutting the Tenon 25:06
Lesson 7: Finessing Neck Fit 8:19