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BASS SET THROUGH NECK

A set-through neck is sort of a mix between a set (glued) neck and neck through neck. On a set through instrument, the neck extends into the body allowing the string vibration to run unaltered from the nut to the bridge. This solution allows to build the body in a single piece of wood as opposite to neck through construction where the body is made of two separate pieces, glued at the side of the neck.

Despite this fact this solution offers some advantages, it is still not so diffused as it would deserve even if it used by some manufacturers with success on both side of the ocean especially on basses.


Set through neck on a Frudua Slave MKIII Quadrabass.






 
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Galeazzo Frudua

As a luthier and lutherie teacher, since 1988 he has been making about 350 boutique guitars and basses priced from 2,900 to 5,600 Euros and repaired and customized thousands of string instruments. His instruments and amplifiers are used by flagship artists, such as Chick Corea, Peter Gabriel, Ennio Morricone, Vasco Rossi. He owns two YouTube channels—where he teaches music—that count up to 25+ million views and almost 140.000 subscribers.

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