Definition of headstock
: a bearing or pedestal for a revolving or moving part; specifically : a part of a lathe that holds the revolving spindle and its attachments
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The High Freq boasts a dramatic Honduran mahogany body and feathers from Crocker’s cockatoo on the headstock and tailpiece.
Lefebvre now owns a short-scale Midwestern with a unique headstock shape.
At a recent TechShop course, staffers taught attendees how to make traditional acoustic guitars using carbon fiber, a surprising and particularly modern material, for the instrument’s backing shell, neck, and headstock.
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