Luthier Help: Want to install a battery box, need a router jig!

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Mario Lewis, Feb 6, 2003.

  1. Mario Lewis

    Mario Lewis

    Jul 6, 2001
    Clinton, MD
    I'd like to install a battery box on the rear of my bass, and I was wondering if any of you aspiring Luthier's could offer some insight on where to find a jig?
  2. Nate Dawg

    Nate Dawg

    Apr 8, 2000
    Denver, CO
    There is a luthier's forum. You might have more luck there...
  3. I suppose that you could buy one if it were available but you could make one for pennies and just about an hour of your time.

    Use ¾" MDF (medium density fiberboard) and cut a too close fitting pattern with a jigsaw. Then using files and sandpaper, you can perfectly shape the contour.
  4. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    I think this'll get more responses in 'setup'

    Hambone, how are you doing?
  5. Mario Lewis

    Mario Lewis

    Jul 6, 2001
    Clinton, MD