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gallery: koa neck blanks

We stock blanks for 4 common neck construction styles (see illustration): A) scarfed headstock w/stacked heel, B) scarfed headstock w/heel block, C) glued-up lamination of flat-grain boards, and D) 1-pc board. Of course, there are variations beyond these 4 styles.

Below is a sampling of koa neck blanks available. One blank (two photos) per page. Please inquire if you don't see what you need. Other styles available--please let us know your dimensions.

Sorted by price, lowest to highest.   ---   Click on photo to enlarge.

Koa Ukulele Neck Blank AA $50
23-3/4" x 2" (1.970"), 1-1/2" thick
Style D 1-pc neck, but w/heel block. Air dried since 2016, straight grain, shown with baritone patterns; easy fit for smaller uke.
2" face   -   blank #179-1984
Koa Ukulele Neck Blank AA $50
23-3/4" x 2" (1.970"), 1-1/2" thick
Style D 1-pc neck, but w/heel block. Air dried since 2016, straight grain, shown with baritone patterns; easy fit for smaller uke.
2" face - blank #179-1984
1-1/2" edge   -   blank #179-1984

Above photo: baritone pattern at left, with cutoff at right to be used for 1-pc. heel block. Extra koa for headblock ears in cutoff material.
1-1/2" edge - blank #179-1984

Above photo: baritone pattern at left, with cutoff at right to be used for 1-pc. heel block. Extra koa for headblock ears in cutoff material.

Koa Ukulele Neck Blank AA $50 ea.
25-1/2" x 2" x 1". Style A neck, with extra length for stacked heel. Air dried since 2005, straight/vertical grain, curly. Price includes 6" x 2" x 5/8" block for headstock ears. 
face #1   -   blanks #126-1988, 89, 90
Koa Ukulele Neck Blank AA $50 ea.
25-1/2" x 2" x 1". Style A neck, with extra length for stacked heel. Air dried since 2005, straight/vertical grain, curly. Price includes 6" x 2" x 5/8" block for headstock ears.
face #1 - blanks #126-1988, 89, 90
face #2   -   blanks #126-1988, 89, 90
3 consecutive cut necks:
126-1988 (top) $50
126-1989 (middle) $50
126-1990 (bottom) $50
face #2 - blanks #126-1988, 89, 90
3 consecutive cut necks:
126-1988 (top) $50
126-1989 (middle) $50
126-1990 (bottom) $50
Koa Ukulele Neck Blank A $60
2 pcs: 27-1/2" x 2" (1.970") x 15/16", and 9-1/4" x 2" x 1-1/2".
Style B. Air dried since 2016, vertical grain; baritone/tenor or perhaps 2 concert/soprano necks.
face #1   -   blank #179-1987
Koa Ukulele Neck Blank A $60
2 pcs: 27-1/2" x 2" (1.970") x 15/16", and 9-1/4" x 2" x 1-1/2".
Style B. Air dried since 2016, vertical grain; baritone/tenor or perhaps 2 concert/soprano necks.
face #1 - blank #179-1987
face #2   -   blanks #126-1989

Shorter (9-1/4") blank for heel block(s).
face #2 - blanks #126-1989

Shorter (9-1/4") blank for heel block(s).
Koa Guitar/Uke Neck Blank A+ $70
2 pcs 24" x 2-7/8" + 12" x 2-3/4", 15/16" thick. Style A. Air dried since 2010, medium curl, off quarter but generally straight grain.
face #1 - blanks #196-1983
Koa Guitar/Uke Neck Blank A+ $70
2 pcs 24" x 2-7/8" + 12" x 2-3/4", 15/16" thick. Style A. Air dried since 2010, medium curl, off quarter but generally straight grain.
face #1 - blanks #196-1983
face #2   -   blanks #196-1983

Shorter (12") blank for stacked heel. Stable, old-growth koa.
face #2 - blanks #196-1983

Shorter (12") blank for stacked heel. Stable, old-growth koa.
Koa Guitar Neck Blank AA $80
32-3/4" x 4-3/4", 7/8" thick
Style C. Air dried since 2010, planed, flatsawn. Old-growth, straight grain, shown with 3 overlapping 23" long patterns.
face #1   -   blank #193-1982
Koa Guitar Neck Blank AA $80
32-3/4" x 4-3/4", 7/8" thick
Style C. Air dried since 2010, planed, flatsawn. Old-growth, straight grain, shown with 3 overlapping 23" long patterns.
face #1 - blank #193-1982
face #2   -   blank #193-1982

For style C lamination you can glue up heel from scraps, or get a separate 1-pc heel block for additional $10.
face #2 - blank #193-1982

For style C lamination you can glue up heel from scraps, or get a separate 1-pc heel block for additional $10.
Koa Guitar Neck Blank AA+ $85
31-1/4" x 5-1/4", 7/8" thick
Style C. Air dried since 2010, planed flat. Curly old-growth, straight grain, shown with 2 overlapping 23" long patterns.
face #1   -   blank #193-1654
Koa Guitar Neck Blank AA+ $85
31-1/4" x 5-1/4", 7/8" thick
Style C. Air dried since 2010, planed flat. Curly old-growth, straight grain, shown with 2 overlapping 23" long patterns.
face #1 - blank #193-1654
face #2   -   blank #193-1654

23" long pattern clears the sapwood as shown at left.
face #2 - blank #193-1654

23" long pattern clears the sapwood as shown at left.
Koa Ukulele Neck Blank A+ $95
17-1/2" x 6", 2" thick
Style D 1-pc neck. Air dried since 2010, straight grain, flatsawn, shown with 2 baritone patterns, no problem; possibly 3 necks on smaller ukes.
face #1   -   blank #193-1985
Koa Ukulele Neck Blank A+ $95
17-1/2" x 6", 2" thick
Style D 1-pc neck. Air dried since 2010, straight grain, flatsawn, shown with 2 baritone patterns, no problem; possibly 3 necks on smaller ukes.
face #1 - blank #193-1985
face #2   -   blank #193-1985

Vertical grain on the 2" edge (e.g. under fretboard). Extra material for headstock ears. Could make 4 necks if you scarf the headstock and use excess for heelblocks.
face #2 - blank #193-1985

Vertical grain on the 2" edge (e.g. under fretboard). Extra material for headstock ears. Could make 4 necks if you scarf the headstock and use excess for heelblocks.
Koa Guitar/Uke Neck Blank AA $115
44-1/2" x 5-1/2", 1-1/2" (1.45") thick
Style C. Air dried since 2016, flatsawn, straight grain, shown with 2 overlapping 23" long patterns.
face #1   -   blank #175-1991
Koa Guitar/Uke Neck Blank AA $115
44-1/2" x 5-1/2", 1-1/2" (1.45") thick
Style C. Air dried since 2016, flatsawn, straight grain, shown with 2 overlapping 23" long patterns.
face #1 - blank #175-1991
face #2   -   blank #175-1991
Natural edge tapers to 2-1/4" width. 23" long pattern clears sapwood as shown. Laminate two patterns for a 3" wide blank; plenty extra for headstock ears (bridges, etc).
face #2 - blank #175-1991
Natural edge tapers to 2-1/4" width. 23" long pattern clears sapwood as shown. Laminate two patterns for a 3" wide blank; plenty extra for headstock ears (bridges, etc).
Koa Guitar Neck Blank AAA $125
36" x 4-1/8", 1" thick
Style C. Air dried since 2010, planed, flatsawn. Good curl on edge. Old-growth, straight grain, shown with 3 overlapping 23" long patterns.
face #1   -   blank #193-1986
Koa Guitar Neck Blank AAA $125
36" x 4-1/8", 1" thick
Style C. Air dried since 2010, planed, flatsawn. Good curl on edge. Old-growth, straight grain, shown with 3 overlapping 23" long patterns.
face #1 - blank #193-1986
face #2   -   blank #193-1986

For style C lamination, plus a heel block. If you choose this layout, we can supply a 1-pc heel block for an additional $10.
face #2 - blank #193-1986

For style C lamination, plus a heel block. If you choose this layout, we can supply a 1-pc heel block for an additional $10.
Koa Guitar Neck Blank A $150
36-3/4" x 6-3/4", 2" thick
Style C. Air dried since 2010, Flatsawn faces, vertical grain on edges, knot outside pattern.
face #1   -   blank #196-1718
Koa Guitar Neck Blank A $150
36-3/4" x 6-3/4", 2" thick
Style C. Air dried since 2010, Flatsawn faces, vertical grain on edges, knot outside pattern.
face #1 - blank #196-1718
face #2   -   blank #196-1718

Glue the two patterns for one neck. Or resaw board and add koa or other wood to the middle of each pattern to yield 2 necks. Extra koa for heel blocks or smalller necks.
face #2 - blank #196-1718

Glue the two patterns for one neck. Or resaw board and add koa or other wood to the middle of each pattern to yield 2 necks. Extra koa for heel blocks or smalller necks.
Koa Guitar Neck Blank AA $160
36-1/4" x 5-1/2", 2" thick
Style C. Air dried since 2016, straight grain, shown with 2 overlapping patterns.
face #1   -   blank #179-1620
Koa Guitar Neck Blank AA $160
36-1/4" x 5-1/2", 2" thick
Style C. Air dried since 2016, straight grain, shown with 2 overlapping patterns.
face #1 - blank #179-1620
face #2   -   blank #179-1620

Spritzed with water in one spot. Glue up the two patterns into one neck. Or resaw board and add koa or other wood to the middle of each pattern to yield 2 necks.
face #2 - blank #179-1620

Spritzed with water in one spot. Glue up the two patterns into one neck. Or resaw board and add koa or other wood to the middle of each pattern to yield 2 necks.