Report Parts upgrade compatibility on new Wilshire, scarf joints in Epiphone Electrics Posted November 30, 2020 · Edited November 30, 2020 by fazeka Huh. I guess you're right. Had to put on the ol' specs so I could see up close... Wonder why they are doing that? I mean, they're "binding" it with wood, but... the originals never had ANY neck binding. Plus, it's more work than just simply installing frets, which I suppose means more expense?