Welcome to Crimson Guitars https://www.youtube.com/user/CrimsonCustomGuitars?sub_confirmation=1 and Ben’s home workshop where he is currently building the modern multi-scale NEBULA 2.0 Guitar. In this episode, Ben discovers the Pros and Cons of a Spanish Neck Joint. He plots the neck break angle, bridge height and doesn't have to use complicated Math.
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In this series, Ben will be building the new and improved Nebula 2.0 as a custom order. https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLp6z5fUMeeAbybji0M7hS0Xde3YckYxyh Different from the original, this guitar will be a multi-laminate neck, modern fanned fret, semi-hollow, electro-acoustic beauty. This series should be about 10-12(ish) episodes.
0:00 Introduction and recap
3:50 Changes to the design mean issues with the original neck. Troubleshooting 101
5:00 Working out a break angle
13:31 Decision made - hope this works.
16:32 Bringing the neck to the correct thickness
18:25 Removing temporary block from the back to prepare for the next stage
19:59 Finessing the neck in preparation
23:10 Rib angle and the all-important centre line
24:30 Spanish neck joints are not for the faint-hearted
27:30 Slight calculation error but should be an easy fix
31:32 Next day and the neck is moving on apace
34:59 On with the glue and the clamps
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