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    Re: Got the neck off, now how do I put it back?

    It would be nice if you could recenter the neck to the body, but since this is your first reset I would just get in back in tight. The tailpiece is already off center and you can place it where you...
  2. Re: Got the neck off, now how do I put it back?

    Measurement ‘in thouandths’, precise jigs; forget about it. Wasn’t needed back when, and isn’t now. You define the alignments according to the instrument itself: the one you are repairing. Just...
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    I'm unsure how helpful this will be but Ted Woodford, a luthier in Canada, has what I consider very informative videos showing how he does the work on guitars.
    There are quite a few on neck resets...
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    Re: Got the neck off, now how do I put it back?

    I wouldn't count on the centerjoint to be really centered on one of these. Often the only usable centerline is compromise between body shape and f hole positions. Measure from both sides and you'll...
  5. Re: Got the neck off, now how do I put it back?

    My Degas doesn’t appear to be laminated, unless the thick finish counts, but it’s hard to tell. Just looked at the f hole edges and it appears solid, and there’s hardly any figure in the wood to see...
  6. Re: Removing frets without damaging fretboard

    Haven't tried these yet, but they look the business.
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