Comments: I took the perfectly good body I purchased and cut it up and added walnut accents, one accent strip at a time. After each cut and glue-up, I would cut another part of the body and add another walnut strip. Once this was completed I had a bit of sanding to do, and some re-shaping of parts of the body. I am a woodworking hobbyist and a beginner to playing the Bass. I figured if I took time to build one I might practice more and really learn how to play it. Time will tell, but thanks for a nice project.