The neck has a "V" profile and is a bit on the chunky side. It tapers from being overly deep near the heel to a little more normal depth at the headstock. The peg head is unfaced, but is made from such fine wood that it doesn't need to be. The nut is mahagony. The tuners are typical of the period, made from solid brass. The shot, looking down through the sound hole shows the handwritten label which reads, "Made by Wilfred E. Drake - Hewlett, Minn 1894".