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3 string cigar box guitar neck, basic parts, sapelewood, cherrywood, blackwoodTek fretboard and fretwire.

3 string cigar box guitar neck - basic parts

£35.75

All the components you need to make your own 3 string neck - 36mm wide. Beech with shaped headstock and  through-body lamination ready for glueing together. Pre-slotted black walnut fretboard, 25/ 1/2 inch scale, with pre-cut nut slot. 5mm machine screw nut, Van Gent hard nickel silver fretwire, 2.5mm and 3.2mm position dot markers and drills in...


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3 string cigar box guitar neck, ready glued in sapele, cherrywood with blackwoodTek fretboard and Van Gent fretwire.

3 string cigar box guitar neck - ready glued

£54.45

Beechwood neck with shaped headstock and through-body lamination, pre-slotted black walnut fretboard, 25/ 1/2 inch scale, with pre-cut nut slot, all glued-up and trimmed. The neck-through section is pre-cut, ready to install into a box of your choice, and can be installed either tight against the underside of the top of the box, or left "floatin...


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3 string cigar box guitar neck, fretted and profiled in sapele, cherrywood with blackwoodTek fretboard and Van Gent fretwire.

3 string cigar box guitar neck - fretted and profiled

£90.75

2 piece cherrywood neck, with shaped headstock and through-body lamination  pre-slotted Blackwood Tek fretboard, 25/ 1/2 inch scale, with pre-cut nut slot, all glued-up, trimmed, fretted and profiled. The neck-through section is pre-cut, ready to install into a box of your choice, and can be installed either tight against the underside of the to...


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4 string cigar box guitar neck - basic parts
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4 string cigar box guitar neck - basic parts

4 string cigar box guitar neck - basic parts

£35.75

All the components you need to make your own 4 string neck - 42mm wide.  Available in sapele or cherrywood  (depending on availability), with shaped headstock and  through-body lamination ready for glueing together. Pre-slotted black walnut fretboard, 25/ 1/2 inch scale, with pre-cut nut slot. 5mm machine screw nut, Van Gent hard nickel silver f...


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Workshop guitar fretboard upgrade kit

Workshop guitar fretboard upgrade kit

£25.75

If you've been to one of our "Make and Play" workshops and want to upgrade your guitar to a fretted instrument, here's everything you need in one package. Nut slot infill packer Black walnut fretboard, slotted for 25 1/2" scale Van Gent Extra Jumbo fretwire 5mm machine screw 2mm side dots and drill 3mm position dots and drill Waln...


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