Building a Bass Guitar
Building an electric guitar was a practical and rewarding experience, so I built an electric bass.
This page is in no way intended to be a step-by-step instruction manual on how to build a bass guitar. Do not try this at home. It requires the use of dangerous power tools.
Here is the finished bass:
Click on the topics below for the details
Cutting the body
Inserting a truss rod in the neck
Shaping the neck
Fitting the neck to the body
Headstock and machines
Control and pickup cavities