Dismiss Notice

Psst... Ready to join TalkBass and start posting, make new friends, sell your gear, and more?  Register your free account in 30 seconds.

New bass

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by River Gambler, Feb 20, 2005.

  1. River Gambler

    River Gambler

    Feb 10, 2005
    I,m getting ready to build neck through 4 string bass. (my first attempt at a neck through). The neck will be 5 piece maple and walnut. The walnut is 1/4" thick and the maple is 3/4" thick. The body will have a face plate of Pomele Sapele, still haven't decided on the wood for the back of the body. Pick ups will be Bartolini BC4CBC-B and BC4BC-T. Are there any pit falls I should know about or is it pretty much like a bolt on neck. Other than measure 3 times and cut once. Thanks Tom