The shape of a guitar’s neck determines how comfortable a guitar feels to play.
A guitar neck profile is the shape of the back of the guitar neck. From the headstock to the neck pocket in the guitar body encompasses the whole neck profile.
Guitar neck shapes provide comfort for the hands of players.
What is a guitar neck profile?
It’s the shape from the curve of the back to the thickness of the neck, all the way down. As a guitar player you have to be comfortable with your guitar. The back of the neck is where your hand interacts the most with your guitar. That is where you need it to be comfortable.
You may have noticed that some guitars have chunkier guitar necks and others have slim necks. There are a few common guitar neck shapes, but we do ALL shapes for guitar players. That is what comprises “Custom Guitar Neck Profiles” in our shop.
“Custom” is all about-YOU the player!
Ever ask yourself: What Kind Of Guitar Neck do I need? What do I want to “feel”? Slim? Fat? Somewhere in-between?
Consider thickness as well as your preferred back profile… here are a few profiles you can choose from:
What Are Custom Guitar Necks?
“Custom Guitar Neck Profiles”? Why? Because, It’s all about-YOU!
What Are Custom Guitar Necks? Easy answer! They are simply guitar necks that suit the user only-YOU. Every guitar player has different hands. There are as many hand sizes as guitar players. If you’re a player, why should you settle for the necks out there that come standard equipment on guitars which don’t fit your hands? You don’t need to. This is where a custom guitar neck profile comes in.
Yes, there is a solution to uncomfortable guitar neck profiles.
Guitar manufacturers don’t care if you don’t like their necks-they just want to get the guitar out the door. A guitar tech, builder or Luthier has the skills to tailor a guitar neck to fit your hands. That’s what we do. That’s why we have jobs. We can do what manufacturers fail to do in addressing the needs of guitar players like yourself.
It’s not always necessary to settle for what the “music store” has to sell you. Do better for yourself. Yes, there is a solution to your uncomfortable guitar neck.