Best way to make a Gibson Neck Pocket

erocypsi

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Hey all,
I am in the process of making a Les Paul and want to use the standard bridge and stoptail. I learned that this means I must cut a 1 degree slant into the neck pocket. Is there an easy way to do this? How accurate does this need to be?

Thanks!

Eric R
 

craigoslo

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I think it's more like 2 or 3%. You can raise the opposite side of the template with the correct degree, although I've never done it myself.
 
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Hey all,
I am in the process of making a Les Paul and want to use the standard bridge and stoptail. I learned that this means I must cut a 1 degree slant into the neck pocket. Is there an easy way to do this? How accurate does this need to be?

Thanks!

Eric R
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