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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-18-2011, 01:45 PM Thread Starter
 
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replacing bound fretboard

I want to know has anyone here replaced a bound fretboard, and if so, is the binding only as deep as the fretboard, or deeper into the neck wood?

I'd like to buy a used bound fretboard for a custom hardtail build(it's got a reg nut), and replace the board to do my own inlays. I just don't want to remove the board and find that the binding goes into the neck. Any and all info would be greatly appreciated.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-02-2011, 10:29 PM
 
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Re: replacing bound fretboard

You should be fine, the theory behind binding is to just cover up the fret ends. it's really more of a cosmetic thing. However, before actually embarking on anything, i'd google around a bit, as it could vary depending on the particular neck.
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