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Life size drawings, templates and such....

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by iareplaythebass, Apr 7, 2004.


  1. Does anyone have any to scale drawings of a standard bass design that they could post? And if anyone would be willing, I'd really appreciate an adobe illustrator file or something like that... Thanks!
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  2. Scale drawings of any bass design original or a copy are hard to come by. It takes hours and hours of measuring and illustrating to get what you've asked for.

    IMO, you should be prepared to pay anything from $25 to $100 for a set of measured drawings. This isn't unreasonable considering the time and care put into such an endeavour. The MIMF has a nice set of neck-thru bass plans available on it's site for download for around $30.
     
  3. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer
    HB is right.

    i have many bass plans in 3D (Pro/Engineer, 3D Studio) and in 2D (DXF, Illustrator).

    they took MANY MANY hours and tons of sweat to create.

    MIMF is a good source to start with, you could always modify that design to something you prefer.

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  4. TRU

    TRU

    Apr 12, 2002
    Northern Europe
    There should be drawings of at least Fenders floating around... in this part of the world they can be found in libraries.