Scarf Joints on new CE24s

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  1. Rick Allison

    Rick Allison New Member

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    To carve a one piece neck with a tilt back headstock, they have to start with a large block of wood as the wood block has to be wide enough for both the headstock tilt and the neck heel joint, but then they end up carving out the majority of that wood because you don’t need it that wide for the neck itself. By going with a 3 piece neck, they can drastically reduce the amount of wood needed for a guitar, and guitar grade neck wood a’int cheap.
     
  2. Rick Allison

    Rick Allison New Member

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    It might be more work (although carving a one piece neck isn’t exactly a quick and easy process either), but scarfing saves a crap ton of wood that just goes to waste when making a one piece neck. The material savings offsets any additional labor needed (assuming there is any).
     
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  3. Ovibos

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    So scarfed neck = eco-friendly
     
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  4. Peterrooter2k

    Peterrooter2k New Member

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    FWIW - my CE 24 just arrived. Beautiful guitar and the scarf joint is a non issue. You can barely see it (as I expected it to be) Very happy with it.
     
  5. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Enjoy the hell out of it!
     
  6. Tyler

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    Awesome man! Enjoy it!
     
  7. AJB1965

    AJB1965 New Member

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    I just received my CE24 this morning. I can see and slightly feel the scarf joint, but it doesn't bother me one bit. This thing plays amazing!
     
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