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
"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.