Guitar enthusiasts know that a guitar should not only sound good but also should look and feel good as well. The look of the guitar is one way to show your personality and style. Even if guitars have similar profiles, you can customize it to make the look and the design different. A custom guitar helps you express your individuality and unique style musically and artistically. Guitars can be customized in a myriad of ways. There are a number of reasonably priced methods to customize your guitar to improve not only its appearance but also its playability and tone to suit your taste.
The guitar neck is one of the parts that are popularly customized. One easy and inexpensive way to customize the neck is to add a neck plate. Adding a guitar neck plate cannot only improve the sound produced by your guitar, but it also will definitely make your guitar have a unique look. Most vintage guitars have neck plates which make them all the more valuable. These plates can come in gold or chrome and have a custom design by your favorite artist or have a design made specially made and chosen by you.
Another way to individualize your guitar neck is by painting it. You can add some color to a rather dull looking neck. You can have your own design painted on the neck or look for some design you have found online. You can even choose to paint the neck by yourself or have experts do the work for you.
Changing the entire neck is anther way to have a custom guitar neck. You have the option to choose the type of wood to be used to make the neck. There are a variety of wood to choose from. The type of wood used will have a great impact on the sound that the guitar produces. For example, a maple guitar neck produces bright tones, while when rosewood is used for the neck the guitar produces warmer-sounding tones.
A custom guitar neck will give you the satisfaction of playing and owning a one of a kind guitar. Regardless of whether the modifications you’ve made to the neck are simple or intricate, customizing it to your unique specifications is a great way to show the world your unique guitar and style.