I would like to hear about making pickup covers

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by tjclem, Oct 2, 2004.

  1. tjclem

    tjclem Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 6, 2004
    Central Florida
    Owner and builder Clementbass
    I am considering doing it on 1 of the bassses I am building.T
  2. Here's some pics of some I did last year...

    The cover was made extra deep then I trimmed the bottom off to glue in the bottom of the cavity. This gave me a perfect alignment for capturing the nuts over the screw holes and it allowed enough height to be adjusted into the pup itself.
  3. A9X


    Dec 27, 2003
    Sinny, Oztraya
    Cool. Thanks for the pix Hambone, very helpful. I want to make some wood covers for the custom I'm slowly getting done, and the luthier said I could try some myself before he did, to practice my fledgling woodworking skills.

    BTW, whats the bridge in the pix you linked?