How to Fret the Neck?

Answer Your garage is covered in sawdust, your hands are speckled with splinters and rubbed raw from sandpaper, and the instrument you've cobbled together is nearly musical. But before you can string it u... Read More »

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How to Remove a Fret Board From a Guitar Neck?

Even after hundreds of years, guitars still utilize the same basic woodworking techniques. Their bodies resonate with a uniform tone only if their wooden parts, often glued together, work in concer... Read More »

How far are guitar strings from the fret?

String height is measured at the 12th fret of the neck, and varies according to string, and preference. At the 12th fret, the highest string should be from 3/64 inches to 5/64 inches (1.2 to 2.0 mm... Read More »

Fret buzz on G, B and e strings?

It is always a possibility that the neck relief has changed a bit, and that you should have it reset. This is done with the truss rod, and it is something you definitely don't want to do yourself.I... Read More »

How to Replace a Fret Board on a Truss Rod?

A truss rod is a metal pole that lies in the center of your guitar neck. It sits in a shallow channel, so the underside touches the neck and the top touches the back of the fretboard. The fretboard... Read More »