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concept of a bass i want to build!

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by instigata, Mar 14, 2006.


  1. instigata

    instigata

    Feb 24, 2006
    New Jersey
    here's a lil image of a bass i want to build

    http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e185/BYOBass/DSC00016.jpg

    i could definitely use some critiquing. any suggestions, pros/cons, etc?

    the neck is probably out of proprtion. as are the pickups, etc. its just a sketch though. i'll b sure to do a full size template, as well as a drawing on autodesk inventor.

    thanks!
     
  2. Greg Johnsen

    Greg Johnsen

    May 1, 2005
    Hickory NC
    pretty cool, reminds me of a mixture of some different basses
    (zeta, tune, and little zon)

    pretty sweet.

    oh, and draw on graph paper, make each sqare 2 inches.

    Greg
     
  3. instigata

    instigata

    Feb 24, 2006
    New Jersey
    thanks. yea, thats the next step. graph paper with proportions.

    then, a instead of full size, i can use autocadd and the plotter at school to print out a full size full spec template to make a pine template from.
     
  4. yeah... whenever i use graph paper now they all look wrong...

    I hope you have a better time than I am... lol
     
  5. Maybe that could help some of you on your graph paper things....it's actually pretty nice and also, easier then buying a pack of paper!

    http://www.incompetech.com/beta/linedGraphPaper/easy.html
     
  6. The neck pocket looks to be dangerously small, is there enough wood there to fix it all? Is it a bolt on?

    Nice shape tho :)
     
  7. instigata

    instigata

    Feb 24, 2006
    New Jersey
    don't worry much about the neck pocket. i basically just drew two lines and drew a body around it. the next template/scale drawings will be a lot better. its more of a critique of the shape i'm looking for. i'm glad you like it :)
     
  8. Bassic83

    Bassic83

    Jul 26, 2004
    Texas, USSA
    Kind of a Vigier vibe to it. Pretty cool!