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Homemade Bass Builders

This group is for everyone who has or wants to build their own bass, either standup or other types.Here`s a great site to check out some awesome homemade stand up basses http://ebass.nl/site2/photos/

Members: 101
Latest Activity: Mar 22

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Starting a new bass build and need input

Started by Greg Bement. Last reply by Greg Bement Dec 16, 2014. 8 Replies

Starting the plans to build a bass to match my surfboard guitar.  This one I'd like to be a hollow body.  Scale to be a 3/4 bass, but none of the info I find gives me the amount of free fingerboard…Continue

B.O.B. or my Boat Oar Bass

Started by Greg Bement. Last reply by Greg Bement Jun 21, 2014. 11 Replies

Finished up the build, need to do some final tweaking.  Noticed after I took the pic's that my bridge was out of line.  So please excuse.....  Bridge has two piezo pickups under it, layered in felt.…Continue

I DID IT!

Started by Ragtimelil. Last reply by Ragtimelil Mar 12, 2014. 33 Replies

I pretty much butchered the nut but otherwise it was all smooth sailing. Thanks so much for all the help and comments. Seems the intonation is pretty good but the low E may need tweaking. There are…Continue

UBass neck scale

Started by Ragtimelil. Last reply by Ragtimelil Feb 27, 2014. 13 Replies

I've just ordered my donor guitar to convert to a Ubass. I don't know what the neck scale is and was wondering if it isn't the same as the ukulele scale could I just remove the frets and play it…Continue

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Comment by Randy S. Bretz on September 11, 2010 at 3:14pm

Comment by Randy S. Bretz on September 11, 2010 at 3:15pm
Comment by joni bishop on September 11, 2010 at 4:22pm
It says 'you have successfully joined Homemade Bass Builders' ...Geat! now, all that remains is to successfully make a home made bass! Been wanting to for a while..thanks for the invite Randy! I'm sure I'll get some inspiration and lots of tips here.
Comment by rusty old engine on September 11, 2010 at 4:22pm
OK--I'm in, Randy. My older son is the bass player, but I'm game to build one. By the way, I grew up in Bloomsburg.
Comment by Richard Sanabia on September 11, 2010 at 4:47pm


Here's my little fun machine..
Comment by LJ on September 11, 2010 at 5:50pm
Heres a pic of a 1 string Uncle Crow style bass I built a couple weeks ago. Poplar neck w/ Highgloss poly finish

http://handmademusic.ning.com/photo/1-string-bass-nox-006?context=user,[object%20Object]"/>

Comment by LJ on September 11, 2010 at 5:51pm
I need to learn to add pics to discussions. Thanks for starting the group Randy. I am gonna build a few more bases this fall.
Comment by Randy S. Bretz on September 11, 2010 at 5:58pm
LJ just click on the camera icon in the comment box, a browes window will come up, click on that it will take you to your computers pic`s storage you pick out with pic you want, click open and the code will appear on the comments, click add coment
Comment by Hogs Grunt on September 12, 2010 at 3:13am
I'm in as I have one on the go. Nearly finished so win't be long for the pics.
Hogs.
Comment by Henry Lowman on September 12, 2010 at 3:07pm
Thanks for the invite, Randy! :-)

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