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Did you try Matt Redman's web site for his songs?
My take on the Tele Bass.
The stew-mac necks are Made by Mity Mite.
I picked up the top on ebay for about 50 bucked shipped.
Put some flatwounds on it and just got done with the setup.
May play it for the first time in church tomorrow.
West Penn Hardwoods is a few miles from my house.
A lot of exotic woods. It is in Western NY.
Faux binding looks great. Might have to give it a try on my next build.
It got above 70 today. :eek::eek:
Got some lacquer on it.
Gonna try and get some more on after work tomorrow.
It should get in the mid to high 60's this weekend. So I should be able to get some lacquer on it.
It is still raw wood and stain. The surface...
I use opensong. Spend some time with it to learn it. It has a lot of great features.
Also I use cutepdf writer to...
Did the first application of stain now sanding with 320 grit.
Round 2 with the stain.
Tomorow I will sand with the whole...
Not sure of the size of the inserts, but I should be OK.
I have onsong. Also I create pdf files from opensong and put the pdf files on the iPad.
But I still like the old fasion way (using paper) so I...
Not much going on the last few days other than drilling out the holes for the wiring and jack plate.
Did a light sanding with 220 grit...
I use to use a compressor (punch factory) but l pulled it from my board.
I like playing a pasive bass, so that is why I use a sansamp or tone...
This is my Bass setup.
90% of the time I will use the Tone Hammer with the volume pedal. With a P-Bass
If I play my 5 string Jazz I tend to...
Nice P-Jockey. How much did the body weigh? Also did you do a gut cut?
Gut Cut Time
It is just a tad over 1 5/8. ( 1.632 )
I was shooting for 1 5/8 after final sanding.
Got a chance to work on the body today.
I didn't want to sand out the gouge from the router because I want the body shape to match the...
Time to sand.
While trimming up by the neck pocket with the router I had some tear out.
Will fill it in with sawdust and glue over...
The other day I cut it out.
I drilled out for the string string ferrules and wasn't happy how they lined up on the back.
So I made a template and redrilled from the back....
The neck has about 6 coats of lacquer on it so I installed the tuners and picked up some threaded inserts. (Just messing around with the logo....
Next I cut out the pickguard neck pocket.
I had dazbootmanspickguards.com make me a sting pickguard with out a neck cutout....
Body was thickness sanded now time to route out neck and pickup.
Had to make my my pickup template.