Custom Routing Templates

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by CliftonBonney, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. Does anyone know where I can get a routing template made? I'm wanting to put Chi-Sonic pickups in a bass but can't find a place with a routing template. I contacted Hanson and they said they didn't have a template. Any recommendations? Thanks.
  2. Hi.

    Any water cutting or laser cutting facility should be able to do that.

    They usually want a .dfx file accompanied with the drawing that has the dimensions.
    Or at least they used to...

  3. HaMMerHeD

    HaMMerHeD Supporting Member

    May 20, 2005
    Norman, OK
  4. Konquest


    Aug 26, 2003
    I hate to say it, but you might just need to trace the pickup outline on a piece of mdf, and hack out the outline: drill, oscillating sander, rasp, sand, etc. At least then you'll only have to do it once...
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