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How We Build a Bass: a pictorial building diary, page 10.

page 1. glueing and cutting out the body.
page 2. body routing and starting the neck.
page 3. neck, part 2.
page 4. neck, part 3.
page 5. neck, part 4, starting the neck pocket.
page 6. finishing the neck pocket, glueing the neck in.
page 7. side dots, radiusing the fingerboard, frets.
page 8. frets, part 2, a closer look at the radiusing jig.
page 9. shaping the neck and carving the heel.
page 10. the pickups, fret dressing and crowning, done!
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a few basses in various stages of completion, hanging around the shop:

here are a couple of pics of the oiling process:

Pickups!!! here are one single coil CREL pickups and its wooden matching cover:

Pre-drilling the cover befor routing:

cover routed:

the pickups in their covers:

covers oiled:

fret dressing:

recrowning the frets:

December 8, 2002. After the assembling work, here is the finished bass!


contact JP basses at:

JP Basses
Jean-Philippe Ferreira
20, rue du commandant l'Herminier
telephone: +33 6 12 83 20 05
e-mail: jp@jpbasses.com

Don't forget to visit the JP Basses website!: www.JPbasses.com.

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