From the Back Cover
by the author, Peter Chandler
“By following the instructions in So you want to make a Double bass, anyone with a rudimentary knowledge of carpentry tools and their use should be able to make a playable bass.
“Instrument making is, in my opinion, less exacting than furniture making as curved lines are more forgiving than straight lines.
“Preparation of workshop and tools needed are discussed in chapter one.
“Details of making the four main parts – neck, scroll, rib assembly, front and back – are each allotted a chapter as are my varnishing process and set up.
“The final chapter describes my method of copying a bass….”
93 pages, soft cover.