"An interesting experiment. Put a clamp on tuner on the head piece. Watch the meter, as the weight of your thumb or hand contacts the neck, as you are playing. I think you'll find the answer by doing that.
Warning it is a bit scary..on a…"
"The harder and thicker (wood) the longer the sustain. If you like narrow necks, but worry about strength, you can employ a "V" profile. Most woods harder that pine are good for simple 3 and 4 string CBGs, especially if you don't take…"
"That whole strong vs skinny I guess. Type of wood is another conderation. I use a lot of oak and mahogany. Starting with a 20mm thick recycled bed headboard, 45mm gives you plenty of meat to go ape with a sanding disk. 40-45mm seems to me to…"
Hi Jimbo's, welcome to the Clubhouse! Glad you made it.
The focus here is on all types of handmade instruments and music. There are lots of helpful builders and players here and lots of Groups to teach and learn. We welcome participation so don't be shy.
Have a look around, introduce yourself in My Name Is... and add yourself to the Member Map. There's an active Chat Room where you can ask questions, offer help or just talk about anything with some great folks.