Sal's Flamenco ~ Neck

Excess headcrest sawn close to profile with coping saw.

Headcrest shaping
Shaping has begun... this is headcrest shape of the 1933 Santos Hernandez

Headcrest shaping tools
Some of the tools involve in shaping the head crest are (from left) : try square; needle files, template (for tracing on headplate), scraper, round files and a rasp. The headcrest is awaiting final shaping and sanding.


  1. Your site is a gold mine of information on guitar construction. It's always interesting to discover how the sound can be modified at various stages of construction.


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