show episodes
 
Loading …
show series
 
Episode 8: Body Contouring, Painting and Pickguards is available now! Download Here Today we discuss contouring the body. There are a few tools needed to complete this job successfully. The first is a surform shaver. You can see an example and purchase one here. You will also need a rasp. Finally, you will need a foam sanding block. When it comes t…
 
Hey guys! Episode 7 is here: Download Here Today we discuss fret installation and neck contouring. For fret installation, you will need several luthier-oriented tools. You will need a fret scale template, which you can purchase here. You will also need a fret hammer, fret cutter, and fret beveler. This is one of the more time consuming steps in bui…
 
Hey guys! Episode 5: Neck and Pocket Design is available now!!!! Download Here!!! Today we discuss finishing the design of the bass neck and putting the neck all together. We also go over how to design the pocket for the neck, and fitting it into the body. This is a pretty fun but intense week! Getting the pocket just right was one of the tougher p…
 
Hey guys! The new episode drops today! Download Here Episode 3 goes over the needed accessories prior to creating your body template. This to me is the most enjoyable part of the design process. You really get to visualize what your finished bass will end up looking like. I go over the following accessories, but figured I'd let you in on which ones…
 
Hey guys! Episode 2: All About Necks is now available for download! Click Here! Today we talk all about Necks- Whether it's fret size, scale length, or fret placement, we've got you covered! Now to give a small overview, I personally chose the scale length of 34" (I prefer the tone sound, and feel like the short scale is too short for my taste). I …
 
Download Episode 1 Hey guys, Today is the release date for Episode 1 of my podcast, Low-End Luthiers! In this episode, I discuss all different types of wood used for bass guitars. I go over the things you need to determine in order to choose what type of wood your instrument will be made from. I personally chose Swamp Ash for the body I am working …
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login