Should i use this fretboard blank?

Windir

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I have had a slotted rosewood fingerboard blank at my place for 1,5 years now, and i live in place where climate is quite harsh at this time of the year. As a result, the blank has warped a bit. Should i still use it, or is proper intonation forever out of reach?
 

Bill Hicklin

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How much is "a bit"? If no more than a few mm of bow, it can be flattened with ordinary clamping pressure, no problem: the neck will hold it jst fine.
 

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Can't imagine the intonation is an issue, as the slots didn't move I wouldn't think. Like Bill
asked, "how much is a "bit" in your estimation". Most fretboards because of their thinness
won't cause a major issue once glued in place. Pics would help.
 

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If you are concerned about the neck twisting once the fret board is glued down, use some carbon fiber bars to reinforce the neck


From the ozone...

Mark
 

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^ or use a thick neck profile. Does the same thing with nothing 'artificial' in the neck.
 

Bill Hicklin

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In any neck with a steel or c/f truss rod, not an issue.
 




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