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A few questions on luthiers

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Skavenger, Aug 12, 2002.


  1. Skavenger

    Skavenger

    May 26, 2002
    Sweden
    I've been curious on how to become a luthier, are there "schools" for people who wants to be luthiers or is it like a father-to-son-heritage-job?
    Are there any luthiers in Sweden?

    How much money does a luthier spend on raw material(Wood, Hardware) for an average handmade bass?
    Do you need any special tools or is it enough with the ol' bandsaw in the garage?

    I would be thrilled if any luthiers out there could answer these questions.

    Thanks.
     
  2. BigBohn

    BigBohn

    Sep 29, 2001
    WPB, Florida
    Great question. I know it's been answered before yet I cant find that thread. Try putting this in the Luthier's Corner; youll get a much better response in there.

    :)
     
  3. Skavenger

    Skavenger

    May 26, 2002
    Sweden
    Ok, I'll try that, thanks.