Nearing completion of my second build, a monkeypod 5 string carl thompson knockoff. Yes, another fake CT, what can I say? Back in the early 90's it was my dream bass, so why not make one for myself.
Picked up the slab on Oahu
Laminated the neck. First botched attempt shown on right. 5 pc neck with wenge and purple heart. Maple added for contrast
Installing the fingerboard
Laying out the body
resawed some scrap and tried to bookmatch it for the faceplate
Purple veneer on the back
During some finishing