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Started another bass guitar, friends kid bought the last one so I need another, obviously lol

 

Brazillian mahogany with yew and resin top. Neck is maple with brazillian mahogany up the centre and some form of rosewood board.

 

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This time to deal with levelling the resin I knocked up a router sled, it's brilliant! What a time saver. I did the body, back of neck, heel and back of headstock with it so far.

 

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Nice work Neil. I'm going to look into getting one of those radian surfacing bits. 👍 

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Got the fret markers in, frets and side dots. Only then did I realise I'd put markers on the 25th fret instead of the 24th lol. I knew something was off when I was doing it too.

 

Anyway I got on and fixed it. After plugging the holes it's still a bit noticeable but that's what having a laser is for lol

 

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Lasertastic! @nsj 🙌🏻 

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Got the neck pocket sorted, managede to rout a small angle in it too so I can keep the fretboard lower while still having enough height at the bridge. Also shaped the body at the pocket. Going to knock a couple of mm off the back with the router sled. Hopefully tuners arrive tomorrow and I can get the headstock and volute sorted.

 

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Your fret marker fix is pure genius, I like it.


   
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Bit more progress, bridge fitted, pickup and control cavities done, headstock done and control cavity cover.

 

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Smoothed off the sharp edges and started the finishing

 

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Well that's my 2nd bass sorted

 

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Nice work Neil. Been enjoying the wee videos of this one. 

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@russ cheers, wait and see my next build lol!


   
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@russ cheers, wait and see my next build lol

Already looking forward to it Neil.

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Just saw your next "bonkers" idea, Neil. This one will be interesting. 

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