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When the neck of my first home buildt guitar was finished, it was too short, and of course in the wrong end... I'm just wondering... is it possible to take of the first fret of the fretboard(then the lenght becomes perfect)? It doesn't matter if you cut of the last frets but how about the first ones???

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If I understand correctly what you're saying, then yes it is possible, it would simply give you a shorter scale (if you look at a Fender next to a Gibson and you align the bridge locations, you'll notice the Gibson's nut is roughly where the fender's first fret is).

Of course, you would have to compensate your bridge location in function of your new scale. Basically, what is now your 12th fret should be half-way between the nut and the bridge.

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