1. D

    New to site...Been lurking awhile..Bass build project.

    Hello all! I figured I would introduce myself with a project. When I was 14, I laid my eyes on my first custom instrument and I was hooked at how beautiful wood was. I drew this designs shortly after and packed it away for 12 years. I pulled it out last year and decided to learn how to make...
  2. CrealBilly

    Sound Samples - Bass build final assembly

    Well... it's done :) Now it's time to tool up - to make fretted finger boards.
  3. CrealBilly

    Bass Build - almost there

    The pups and electronics are fitted and wired, just a few more things to do and it'll be ready for sanding and finishing.
  4. S

    Custom Bass Guitar Build

    Just want to show you all my first bass guitar I built. I've built other guitars but never a bass. This one was incredibly challenging because the body has a radius to it. Nothing was flat so jigs and templates were very difficult. Please let me know what you think. I'm looking to start doing...
  5. CrealBilly

    Bass Build Trussrod Cover

    1/8 maple painted bone, shaped like a claw - does it look dumb? Leahbacker
  6. CrealBilly

    Semi-hollow Body Bass Guitar - new long term project

    Well a few years ago at the NCWoodWorker annual picnic, I won a book entitled Make your own electric guitar & bass. Steve Coles handed me the book and said do you plan on making a guitar anytime soon? I said no, but I'll take the book anyways. After reading it cover to cover, I got inspired and...
  7. Uilleann Pipe Bass Drone end with soundbox

    Uilleann Pipe Bass Drone end with soundbox

    This is the tuning end of the UP bass drone; the soundbox was made from a brass napkin ring purchased in San Francisco's Chinatown.

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