Making of Mas Hino NYC short scale bass part 4

Glueing the finger board.

Locating pins inserted, so the fingerboard doesnt slip when glueing.

The clamps are off!

Heating the locating pins with soldering gun to take out the pins.

Making of Mas Hino NYC short scale bass part 3

made a template from acrylic board.

The body is going to get routed. the body wood is Premavera 1 piece, also known as mexican blonde mahogany!

the body is getting routed with the template!

body cutout!

beveling the edges.

cut the back contour.

 cut the arm contour!

Making of Mas Hino NYC short scale bass Part 2

Route a channel to install titanium reinforcement rods.

Titanium rods ready to be glued

routed and installed truss rod between the titanium reinforced rods.

Making of Mas Hino NYC short scale.

draw out the full scale size on the body and neck wood.

the neck have been cut !

The “TOUR” Guitar Mas Hino NYC strat on the road with Lenny Kaye from Patti Smith band!

Check Lenny Kaye on tour with Mas Hino NYC  “tour guitar” !

Installing new trussrod in George Farmer’s custom bass vol.2


The graphite bars were epoxyed and route a channel for the truss rod , install trussrod and glue the fingerboard with titebond. (sorry no pictures for this part, forgot to take them !)  hand rubbed urethane oil finish!

All done and another happy camper!

Thank you George Farmer for the experience!

Installing new truss rod in George Farmer’s custom bass

This bass had the truss rod coming out from the back of the neck. It had 2 truss rod, and I came up with solutions for this bass .  Take off the fingerboard and take out the truss rods!

Fill the trussrod cavity with maple! epoxy was used! ( sorry no pix)

glueing a rosewood to thcken the neck to install double acting trussrod!    

routed a channel to glue in graphite reinforcement bars.

After glueing the graphite bars , Im going to route for the double acting trussrod!