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Aug 5, 2021 - 2:48:44 PM
218 posts since 5/1/2010

I'm trying to build a neck to fit this pot. How many inches from the the heel on the neck should it be from the bottom of the rim?

Aug 5, 2021 - 3:54:52 PM
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mbanza

USA

2377 posts since 9/16/2007

You'll have to try again with a photo of the pot. As a rule, the heel can be from flush with the bottom of the rim to 1/4 in or so above. If flush, it will look better if the bottom surface of the heel is parallel to the plane of the bottom of the pot.

Aug 6, 2021 - 1:05:30 PM

Fathand

Canada

11771 posts since 2/7/2008

I agree with mbanza but, cosmetically, it is more important on an open back banjo where all of the heel is visible.

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