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Starting to take shape

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by ZanVooden, Feb 12, 2006.

  1. ZanVooden


    Nov 27, 2005
    Peoria, IL
    Awhile ago i posted some design pictures of a bass i wanted to build.
    When in the past few weeks i've finally started building, and figured i would post some progress pictures.
    I only have time to work on it on day a week so progess is slow going, but none the less progress.

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  2. ZanVooden


    Nov 27, 2005
    Peoria, IL
    more pictures

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  3. tribal3140

    tribal3140 Banned

    Nov 9, 2004
    near detroit...uh
    I dont want to offend in any way but do you think the neck will dive?
    I guess the question is where will the strap button be?
    if its not near 12th fret the neck will undoubtedly dive on you.

    Great job on the neck through!

  4. ZanVooden


    Nov 27, 2005
    Peoria, IL
    No, the nect shouldnt dive once its all done. there is going to be so room on the body behind the bridge that is going to help balence everything out.
  5. T-34


    Aug 11, 2005
    France, Paris region
    Actually, more wood there is behind the bridge, worse is the balance.
  6. actually that depends upon where the rear strap button is located...too far back, and you are correct, plus it will make the nut feel miles away.