Electric Guitar and Bass Assembly Guide

General assembly instructions for electric guitar and bass.


Building your own electric guitar can be very gratifying. Not only are you building a custom instrument to your specifications–it allows a better, and deeper understanding of the way the various components of a guitar work with one another.

This assembly guide is designed for everyone from a novice to a skilled woodworker. It gives you the knowledge and understanding of how to properly assemble and set-up your electric guitar or bass.

We recommend reading this entire guide before you begin your project. This way you will have a broader understanding of the specific order of assembly, finishing, and set-up.

Page 1: Index

Page 2: Recommended Tools and Supplies

Page 3: Hardware and Neck Installation

Page 4: Wiring and Shielding

Page 5: Setup