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    Posted 1 year ago

    bobby725
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    My son wanted to try building a bass guitar out of the Ambrosia Maple that was timbered out of our woods, so I made a block and we cut the shape. He just got it back from his friend who routed out the openings needed. Now he has a lot of sanding to do!! I will update progress as we slowly go along! Thanks for lookin! Rob---- Update, Finished product!!

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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
      Looking good so far.
    2. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks bb2! lol! I know I`ll get stuck sanding a lot of it! oh well maybe it`ll be worth it!
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
      Made 2 banjos. Been there, done that, don't have the T-shirt.
    4. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks SEAN68 and Vynil33rpm for stopping by!!
    5. fortapache fortapache, 1 year ago
      Looks like a Fender. Will you use Fender hardware?
    6. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks fort, We traced it from my son`s fender bass and a friend of his gave him a fender with a very bent neck (like it leaned against a wall for a long time) so he bought a new neck and we are using the hardware from that guitar. If this does not work, he can rebuild the old one. Thanks again!
    7. Brunswick Brunswick, 1 year ago
      Sting..The Police
      Michael Anthony..Van Halen
      Geddy Lee..Rush
      Come On Folks! Keep It Going! Name Those Bassists and Groups!! Got You Started With 3!!

      Thomas.
    8. Brunswick Brunswick, 1 year ago
      John Paul Jones..Led Zeppilin
      John Entwistle..The Who
      Gene Simmons..Kiss.........

      Thomas.
    9. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks Newfld,
      Nicefice,
      Broochman,
      stuff,
      aura,
      iggy,
      Michael and EJW-54 for the love its!!!!!!!!!
    10. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks Thomas!! I`ll throw in my bass player--Tim White...Censored Colour!!
      Thanks again for all the effort!!! Rob
    11. Brunswick Brunswick, 1 year ago
      Tried to send vid with tempo beat by percussion. It won't let me? Need another way to send. Email me where please, I've got something to add to song!

      T.
    12. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thomas I got it!---twice!!
    13. Brunswick Brunswick, 1 year ago
      Ok. It wouldn't let me know it got sent. Still won't come up as sent. It's catching up I suppose.
      Glad you got it!
    14. iggy iggy, 1 year ago
      Chris Squire!...Yes(R.I.P)
      Stanley Clarke...Return To Forever.
      Geezer butler...Black Sabbath.
      John Wetton...King Crimson,Uriah Heep, UK, Asia.
      Les Claypool...Primus
    15. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks EJW-54 and Michael for the love its!!
    16. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks iggy for the love it and the input!!
    17. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks Vetraio50 for the love it!
    18. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      update-first coat of finish on. looking pretty good.
    19. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks Thomas and MALKEY for checking this out!!
    20. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Finished product! had some trouble with the ground wires but with the help of a couple of friends-and a little beer-we figgered it out! Sounds good!!
    21. yougottahavestuff yougottahavestuff, 1 year ago
      Yon STRUNG us along for a couple of months!!! Worth the wait!!! Great Job!!!
      Stuff
    22. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
      Looking Eire' Mon ! How does it sound ? Quality improves in direct proportion to amount of beer or brownies consumed.
    23. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks keramikos for the appreciation!!
    24. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks stuff, yeah, it took a while but the good news is that it didn`t end up in the wood burner!!
    25. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks bb2! My son says it sounds good so I`ll take his word for it! I just keep sippin the beer and waitin for someone to make the brownies.
    26. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 1 year ago
      Looks AWESOME, Rob!! I **love** the maple woodgrain!! <applause> but otherwise don't think I know much more about guitars than that maple is apparently supposed to be a good wood to make 'em from...so will also take your son's word that it sounds as good as it looks!! <BRAVO, ALL!!!> :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)
    27. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks EJW-54 and Elisabethan for the love its!!
    28. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks AnythingObscure!! I`m with you on not knowing much about guitars, but I did learn a little on this project, just not sure how long it will stay in this old brain! ;-))
    29. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      Thanks vetraio50 and cindyjune for stopping by!!

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