Binding fretboard before or after?

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Binding fretboard before or after?

Postby Brian Evans » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:02 pm

Do you bind your fretboard before or after you glue it to the roughed neck? I've only done single binding fretboards and done them both ways, but now I am doing a three layer multiple binding board so I need to bind the W-B pair on each side, radius the board, saw the fret slots through that binding, then add the outer layer of white. Seems cumbersome either way, which is preferred?

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Re: Binding fretboard before or after?

Postby Barry Daniels » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:05 pm

I've done it both ways but prefer doing it before.
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Re: Binding fretboard before or after?

Postby Mario Proulx » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:23 pm

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