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Drifter Bass, Part I

But, what is a Drifter Bass? There comes a time when you get an idea and it just doesn't let go. It can start as something much smaller and what could seem insignificant, but after a while it has snow balled itself to house crushing dimension and keeps on ...

trastes

Levelling guitar frets

I’m sure you must’ve wondered, as I once did, if levelling frets is nothing but a well thought out plot to get you to spend your hard earned cash at your local luthiers workshop. After all, frets are made of metal and are much thicker than the ...

mustang bass-5

Mustang Bass

I wanted to make a Mustang bass in black and yellow with a shorter scale (30,292 inches). I was quite lucky to get hold of a 1969 Mustang to be able to measure it from top to toe, and from there make the tweaked templates. making the templates with my ...

Thoughts about guitar necks

Neck profiles on guitars (and basses) and favourite colours are similar in that they are always based on personal preferences. And as silly as it sounds to say that blue is a far superior colour, the same argument applies to instrument necks, although it’ ...