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Electric Guitar Neck Blanks

Electric Guitar Neck Blanks

Electric Guitar Neck Blanks Curly maple

Curly maple

Item # 5132
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$77.81

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Electric Guitar Neck Blanks Plain maple

Plain maple

Item # 5130
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$28.90

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Electric Guitar Neck Blanks

About This Item

Planed, unprofiled solid maple neck blanks for constructing a two-piece bolt-on neck. Ready for bandsawing and shaping in your shop.

Each blank is designed to have a separate fingerboard attached after construction of the neck. Flatsawn, 13/16" x 3-7/8" x 27" (20.65mm x 98.43mm x 685.80mm).

Stewart-MacDonald's online instructions "Neck Construction Tips and Techniques" include tips for adding headstock "ears," routing for a truss rod, laminating a classical guitar heel, and more.

Need help calculating your fret locations?
Our online fret scale calculator can calculate any scale length you want to use. It will also give you accurate measurements for locating the bridge on your instrument.



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Neck Construction Tips and Techniques

An overview of neck construction, includes tips for adding headstock "ears," routing for a truss rod, laminating a classical guitar heel and more.

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4.0

neck blank

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Verified Buyer


This is an excellent neck blank,it's the second one I've bought from Stewmac and I will be buying more in the future.

1.0

Curly maple blank is not square

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Verified Buyer


Just recieved my curly maple blank and at the base it measures 4 2/16 and at the top it measures under 4 inches. Very dissatisfied with paying this much and receiving an blank that is not square. Have been making guitars and ordering wood blanks from stewmac for a couple years. Never had an issue until this blank.

Response from StewMac


Hi David,

Thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us. We are very sorry to hear that the Curly Maple Electric Guitar Neck Blank you received didn't meet your expectations. The dimensions listed on our website are minimum measurements that the billet must meet to be up to spec, but the actual dimensions can vary slightly and end up a bit larger. These blanks are ready to be sawn and shaped into a neck, so they do not need to be square. It's possible that any square neck blanks you've received in the past are more likely coincidental rather than intentional. Remember, your satisfaction is guaranteed and we stand behind our return policy. If at any time you are not satisfied with a product, you may return it for a refund or exchange. Please call us at 1-800-848-2273.

5.0

Perfect

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Verified Buyer


Nice maple, dry and straight grained. I would also like a quarter sawn option

5.0

Stunning curly maple!

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Verified Buyer


Yes the figured maples are pricey, but wow are they beautiful! I had one that came a little warped and called customer service about it. They rushed me a replacement right away that was perfect and with incredible flame. The customer support is top notch.

5.0

Almost perfect.

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Verified Buyer


The price is right, delivery is fast, and the quality was great. My only wish is that Stew Mac also sold a quarter sawn option, that would be worth paying more for. But if you're happy with a flat sawn blank, I've found these to do a great job. Just be aware due to sizing that these aren't suitable for a one piece neck, you'll need a fretboard for these. And maybe some carbon fibre neck rods, which Stew Mac also sell.

5.0

Very nice

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Verified Buyer


First time buy, very pleased. Nice figure, very hard, easy to work with.

5.0

Plain Maple

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Verified Buyer


99.9% of the time the blanks are dead flat and straight. What more do you want?

5.0

Really nice wood!

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Verified Buyer


Perfect, straight grained wood! Did not use this for a neck. I am using it to fill in the routing for the tremolo. I am converting to a hardtail. Also the body has a swimming pool rout for the pickups that I am filling in, with intent to rout for single coil pickups, so as to remove as little wood as possible to enhance tone and sustain!

2.0

Quality has declined

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Verified Buyer


I bought a curly maple neck blank several years ago that was exactly like the picture at the top of the page but the one I received this time was very little curl and even had pin knots in the middle of the board. The price has gone up and the quality has gone down.

Response from StewMac


Thank you for taking the time to write this review. If you are not satisfied with the neck blank you received, we would be happy to find you a better one and replace this for you. Please give us a call or use the "Contact Us" link on our site. Any one of our Customer Service Reps would be happy to help with this. 1-800-848-2273

-Spencer, Customer Support

2.0

Disappointed in the lack of figuring.

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Verified Buyer


StewMac shipped my order real fast and I got the item within 3 days from DHL. I live in Sydney, Australia. Unfortunately the piece I got had very little figuring. There are some decent flames on the edge but they don't extend all around the neck after I carved it. I also tried to pop the figure by dyeing it brown and sanding back but this wasn't enough.

The flamed maple top and the ebony fretboard I received were very good though. Maybe I just happened to be unlucky.

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