please recommend book for bass building

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by godoze, Nov 6, 2002.

  1. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    i am looking for a book to give me some guidelines for building a bass. I am a decent woodworker,but i've never built an instrument and would like to have something to reference when needed.
  2. oddentity

    oddentity Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2000
  3. JP Basses

    JP Basses

    Mar 22, 2002
    Paris FRANCE
  4. Suburban


    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    I second Martin Koch!
    To me, that was more informative and more insptrational than Hiscock's.
    Another, simpler but also good, book is the one by Roger Siminoff.
  5. Monkey

    Monkey Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Another vote for Hiscock (dang, that sounds weird...Probably shouldn't say that out loud...). I found it very helpful.