Here's the deal guys. I've been reading everything I can and absorbing all the info I can retain on building a bass. When I read the books they talk about many tools that are rather pricey, especially if you have to buy them all at once. My first bass that I would like to build is going to by a neck-thru, 4 string, Fender aerodyne like clone. So it'll have binding around the edges but it will also have a pickguard. Now my question is with this type of build what tools can I get away with not buying and just making a something to simulate another tool? I currently only have a jigsaw, cordless drill, table saw and a small trimmers circular saw. I was planning on purchasing a router also but other than this I would really like to limit my tool buying expenses if the job can still be done the right way with the ones I already have (or will soon have).