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New guy, new build

Started this discussion. Last reply by Grandpa Oct 12, 2020. 22 Replies

Hi all, this is my first post. Glad to join you. So I have a kind of a big box I’m starting with (about 18.5” x 11” x 4”), so I am going to try to build a full sized bass. I have a spare neck…Continue

 

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Grandpa replied to Dave's discussion New guy, new build
Oct 12, 2020
Paul Craig replied to Dave's discussion New guy, new build
Oct 10, 2020
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Oct 10, 2020
Dave replied to Dave's discussion New guy, new build
"Yeah, I would love to see them! I’ve made some changes to my plan for this bass. I found that the bottom of the box was far more interesting than the top, which is pretty plain. So I remove the top and flipped a over! It’s going to be…"
Oct 8, 2020
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Dave replied to Dave's discussion New guy, new build
"Well, I’ve gotten started looking for parts. I have a pretty good collection, as I believe in never throwing anything away :-) Here’s a couple pics of my junk pile so far. I don’t know what that iron bar used to be, but to me…"
Sep 6, 2020
Tim Pannabecker replied to Dave's discussion New guy, new build
"Hey Dave, you are creative and I can’t wait to see your sweet bass.   BTW ask as you go through the process if you have a questions, there are many brilliant builders on this site and we like helping the newly addicted.  I am…"
Sep 2, 2020
Southern Ray replied to Dave's discussion New guy, new build
" You certainly have some good ideas there. If this is your first build, you really outta keep it. Just something I've always thought someone should do for themselves. Whatever you decide, good luck on this build! "
Sep 2, 2020
Southern Ray liked Dave's discussion New guy, new build
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Dave replied to Dave's discussion New guy, new build
"Since I am a Pittsburgh boy in the blood, I was thinking of attaching (somehow) some old Pittsburgh map artwork to cover the entire front. Not too original, but might increase the salability around here (if I decide to sell it). I also have a…"
Sep 1, 2020
Southern Ray replied to Dave's discussion New guy, new build
" Welcome, Dave!  I really like the looks of the wood. I'd smooth it as much as possible and put some kind of oil, true oil, linseed, etc. on it and call it a day. If you want a decoupage, image or something like it on the face, C.B.…"
Sep 1, 2020
JP Lace Master replied to Dave's discussion New guy, new build
Sep 1, 2020
the anonymous pick replied to Dave's discussion New guy, new build
"If you can stand listening to her (lol), this approach works well for artwork. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qli-2VNODN8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qli-2VNODN8"
Aug 30, 2020

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Can’t remember. A lot!
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I am very much into the history of the blues and the instruments they used to create meaningful music.

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