Back in the depths of winter I was all fired up to build a washtub/bucket bass. Gathered parts and hardware, etc, and I could have sworn I had some napkin sketches and measurements but apparently not? At least I have a bunch of bookmarks


Well, that went together pretty quickly, and seems like it might be usable? I should probably invest in a set of actual bass strings to see how those work compared to the coated aircraft cable on there now; I don’t think it will go much below the open A on a regular bass. I went with a 3/4 scale of about 41 inches, should have gone full-scale.

I need to find or write a fret spacing calculator that takes string height into consideration. I’m not putting frets on it, but I’m not above drawing some reference lines

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