where can you order custom wood pickgaurds online?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by learning_towalk, Jun 27, 2004.

  1. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    You order a slab of wood, and take a cutting appliance of some sort and cut one out.
  2. Coutts_is_god

    Coutts_is_god Guest

    Dec 29, 2003
    Windsor, Ont, Canada
    I thought those wood pick ups were just a wood colourd cover.

    Are they really made out of wood?
  3. Try sites like pickguards.com and Chandler guitars. Anyone, really, that makes pickguards. For a (probably hefty) price, they could make you a wood pickguard. You are better off making your own if you can, or maybe even getting someone on talkbass to make one for you.
  4. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Just covers.

    Make your own -- it'll be a lot faster. You might be able to get a little bit of scrap from a builder that's too small to use for a body or a neck or anything.
  5. I've decided to just go with a green pealoid pickguard....
  6. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    I would contact THG Knobs. Since he makes wooden knobs, I wonder if he would also make wooden pick-guards and pick-up covers.
    Worth a shot IMO.
  7. The Clap

    The Clap

    Jan 5, 2004
    Scottsdale, AZ
    I did this with a bit of 7-ply birch, a dremel, stain, and some clearcoat. It looks very pretty, took 5-7 hours, and has a subtley original shape