A 48 fret neck?

The blog Daily Guitar Repair recently shared a rather intricate project: Creating a 48 fret guitar neck. No, the neck is not four feet long—the frets are placed microtonally, at a spacing of a quarter tone each. They describe the process:

We were asked to add a second set of frets calibrated to quarter tone intervals to the existing frets.  Lucky for us we have a computer controlled mill (plek) we can program to cut the fret slots.

Take a look at the modified Ibanez neck and read more right here.


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