Please click here for important information regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus, All Strat® bodies except the Hybrid Strat®, All Tele® bodies except Hybrid Tele® and Tele® Deluxe. Step 2: Remove the neck and make sure the traced outline is clearly visible. Contact Us. Our "720 Mod" lowers the floor of a standard neck pocket from .625" to .720". The blanks have been glued & sanded ready for you to machine to shape. If the neck you plan to install has binding on it, do not get this mod. An opposite-of-standard neck pocket (e.g., a Tele® pocket on Strat® body) can be custom-ordered on most 6-string bodies for an extra $15. Wood. Passionate about building electric guitars. BYO-BLANK-M $105.00 * * Swamp Ash Body Blank. NOTICE: Please turn on Javascript in your browser to enable Checkout and other features of this website. Once the neck is perfectly aligned, trace the outline of the neck onto the body. Use the information below to help you choose: An opposite-of-standard neck pocket (e.g., a Tele® pocket on Strat® body) can be custom-ordered on most 6-string bodies for an extra $15. This reduces the height of the gap between the top of the body and the bottom of the fretboard where it overhangs at the 22nd fret. Here's your answer! Make sure to be very accurate in the placement of the template and the routing of the sides because removing too much wood will make the pocket too big and the neck will not sit properly. Bodies routed with odd pockets are NOT returnable. You should know how deep to carve based on your design. Binding often hangs lower than the overhanging fretboard end, and damage may result. Body and Neck Sets. Buy them in kits with all the other parts like tuners, bridge, and pickups – or just get the body and neck and supply your own components. The big angle is for use with the Gibson Tune-O-Matic type bridges, This is a quick and dirty way of doing it… Step 1: Position the neck on the body according to your design and align the body and neck center-lines perfectly. Necks. Just pick from one of the three woods we offer and we'll leave the perimeter sculpting to you! That’s a perfect fit! Bodies routed with odd pockets are NOT returnable. Only Tele® bodies use the squared Tele®-style pocket (except when noted). Body Blanks. Copyright © 2020 Warmoth Guitar Products. Are you sure you wish to clear All items from your cart? Solid guitar body. I used a laser to check the accuracy. The 720 mod is not available on bodies that require an angled neck pocket. Solid body electric guitar body blanks. Strat®-style and Tele®-style neck pockets measure the same. The small angle is for use with a non-recessed Floyd Rose bridge rout to minimize any need for neck shims. The 720 Mod is not available on Showcase bodies. This custom option is $45 extra. I used a laser to check the accuracy. These include carved tops and bodies routed for certain bridges. We offer two different angles. Available on "Custom Build" bodies only. Routed Body Blanks. Hesitating to do design your own body shape because of the daunting task of routing for the pickups, bridge and neck pocket? Ooop! If everything went well, you should be able to hold the body by the neck. Step 3: Using double-sided tape, place MDF (or another wood) around the outline to create a template of the pocket. Use a fine pencil and trace very closely and precisely. Now use a router with a top-mounted ball bearing that will glide along the template to clean-out the pocket sides. If you plan to use a pickguard on such a body you must be certain you match the neck pocket shapes correctly. Warmoth adheres to Fender's® USA vintage/original neck pocket dimensions in all our offerings (except when noted). 3-Bolt compatible pockets are available. The critical dimensions are: Strat® and Tele® neck pockets share the same dimensions, but they are not always interchangeable due to their different shapes. In this post, I’ll show you how I made the neck pocket on the lower part of the body of the guitar. The 720 Mod is available on rear-routed bodies. Your email address will not be published. Routing fits standard Fender specs. It will also fit and intonate in a Tele®-shaped pocket, but will leave small gaps in the corners of the neck pocket. Stay clear of the edges, those will be cleaned-up with a router. Sign In. These are perfect for clear finishes or oils as well as solid colour finishes including nitro and acrylic lacquers. Using a Forstner bit, remove the majority of the wood within the traced area. In this post, I’ll show you how I made the neck pocket on the lower part of the body of the guitar. SEARCH. It will not fit or intonate in a Strat® pocket without neck pocket modification: Most Warmoth replacement guitar bodies use the rounded Strat®-style neck pocket. Home | Bodies, Necks and Wood | Body Blanks. the Gotoh 510 bridge and the Schaller 456 bridge (all stud mount). Orders can be placed on the website as usual. Grain will vary Special sizes available - email us for details. Too much playing fitting can easily enlarge the pocket just enough to loosen the fit. You can use a drill but a drill press will make it much easier. Honduras Mahogany Body Blank. We have great full-featured ST-Styled electric guitar kits, TL-style electric guitar kits and LP-style electric guitar kits.Or, if you are ore experienced and adventurous, then we will build your body and necks to your specification. A 22 fret neck's fretboard overhang would cover the gap: A Tele®-shape heel only fits in a Tele®-shaped pocket. Step 1: Position the neck on the body according to your design and align the body and neck center-lines perfectly. Once you are happy with the fit, remove the neck and do not test the fit again if you don’t need to. This is a quick and dirty way of doing it…. Pickups. Guitar Body Blanks for Luthier Projects. However, we may be unable to answer the phones.