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UPRIGHT BASS IN UK

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jun 12. 2 Replies

HII have just finished my first CBG at 63 (just a young lad I know) have made a decent job and its playable, I just need to get better at it.Next project is an upright BASS 1,2 0r 3 string (what’s…Continue

UPRIGHT BASS IN THE UK

Started Jun 11 0 Replies

HI,I have just completed my first CBG, and made a passable attempt, it even plays!I am getting ambitious for my next project and want to build an upright BASS.  Does anyone know of some rough plans…Continue

 

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Taffy Evans replied to Chris Mitchell's discussion UPRIGHT BASS IN UK
"Hi Chris and welcome. Nice clean job on your first go, and if it sounds and plays well you have a winner. The bass, if you are new to Stringed instruments I would suggest a little research on the net. What size bass? This will determine the scale…"
Jun 12
Paul Craig replied to Chris Mitchell's discussion UPRIGHT BASS IN UK
"Hi Chris, there's a set of plans for a 2x4 Bass build on this site( may be in The Essential Pages at top right of the page). The plans didn't show a floor stand, but there's a couple of build pics by others that show a floor stand.…"
Jun 12
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