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So i wanna make a bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Gulice, Nov 18, 2002.


  1. Gulice

    Gulice

    Sep 13, 2002
    Does anyone know a site with some basic tools and other things ill need.
     
  2. funkasaurus

    funkasaurus

    Apr 23, 2001
    Los Angeles
  3. rllefebv

    rllefebv

    Oct 17, 2000
    Newberg, Oregon
    Excellent, helpful post! That's why I love this site... If you visit the StewMac site, there is a fantastic book, Build Your Own Electric Guitar, that outlines everything from design, to wiring and finishing, to final setup. I don't know about the version pictured, but I bought an earlier version that had an nice neck-through 8 string bass... In the book, he covers set-neck, bolt-on, and neck-through construction with design considerations for all three... This is the one that got me started.

    Good luck and have fun,
    -robert
     
  4. Carvin offers bass kits for 4 and 5 string basses. www.carvin.com

    Also you might want to try USA Custom Guitars. They, like Warmoth, sell parts. They are a bunch of guys who used to work for Warmoth :)

    www.usacustomguitars.com