1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to post, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
     
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

Bass construction plans

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by fenderboy, Oct 15, 2002.


  1. fenderboy

    fenderboy

    Jun 21, 2002
    Basically im looking for plans on how to build a bass from scratch. I need to know what tools how thick like a two piece body should be and what liquids glues and polishes to use.
     
  2. FBB Custom

    FBB Custom TalkBass Pro Commercial User

    Jan 26, 2002
    Maryland
    Owner: FBB Bass Works
    You can get measurements from basses you have or like (bring a tape measure with you to the store). Advice on tools and materials can be found in Melvyn Hiscock's "Make your own electric guitar". He builds several different designs, including a neck-thru 8 string bass.
     
  3. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    I have that book and it's very informative... Going to build my own as soon as I find space for all the equipment..