I'll have my first ever roasted maple neck in from Warmoth this coming Tuesday. This is my first experience with roasted maple. It's the only neck they insure without a finish so I assume it's alright to use without one but i'm just curious if I should maybe put some tung oil or gunstock oil or...
I was thinking about if I got for example an all roasted maple neck but want a sort of "ebony look"
Can I just dye the maple with anything I would otherwise dye rosewood with, or would that be a bad idea? I know these woods works differently, so therefor I ask.
Its a bit expensive to go and...
My necks and strings NEVER gets gunky or dirty, my hands barely sweat anything.
I also often wash my hands with washing liquid before playing, not that I have to, but it's always good to have dry hands.
But every time I have a visitor they gunk up my strings and necks in five minutes :roll2...
I'm almost finished up with this one.
SFLx7 - 1.25 inch thin 7 string
1 piece mahogany body core
Bookmatched roasted figured birdseye maple top
Solid roasted figured maple headstock
Roasted figured maple fretboard
5 piece neck - roasted figured maple with wenge stringers
Got this about 10 days ago, and I'm blown away by it.
I love my Sterling JP70s, and I got so curious about the 'real' JP7, I got this, and as much as I love the JP70s, I do have to say, this is a completely different league. Playability, workmanship, sound, feel is just...
Here is Scott's monster - he requested that I don't do the offset heel.
7 string 26 inch scale, 25 frets
Ceramic Warpig Bridge, Aftermath neck (soon to have another piggy with the same cover)
Mahogany neck and headstock
5 piece neck - 3 pieces...
Modern Set Neck Limited 2010
Serial number 69 of only 125 produced worldwide
Alder body with 3/16" quilted maple top
Roasted Birdseye maple neck with Indian rosewood fretboard
Modern Eliptical GG .800-.850 neck carve, 16" radius
Tusq nut, medium stainless steel frets, 1.650 nut width
Gotoh 510 2...
Other than sounding really delicious, like some kind of candy that nobody ever told you about, apparently EBMM and Sadowski are offering "roasted maple" necks on some guitars these days.
First, I want to know where the hell they're...