012 - 12 String Neck Through Bass Build

Scratch built 12 string bass of my own design using claro walnut burl, maple, alder, padauk and katalox

Gary_M, Sep 22, 2022
    • Gary_M
      This is a scratch built 12 string bass of my own design. This was constructed from July-September 2022 and was the twelfth instrument that I built. :D

      Scale: 34"
      Neck-through construction: 13 laminates in the main neck beam with dual truss rods, heel adjust
      Neck material: Hard maple, padauk, black poplar
      Headstock: Claro walnut burl face with ebony accents
      Fretboard: Heart and sap cocobolo
      Fretboard radius: 12"
      Nut: Stainless zero fret and Tusq nut
      Frets: Stainless jumbo
      Side position markers: Mother of pearl
      Body wings: In order from top to back; Claro walnut burl, black poplar, alder core, black poplar, mahogany, katalox with matched inlaid control cover
      Body thickness: 1.5"
      Finish: Rubio Monocoat over epoxy seal coat
      Tuners: Gotoh Res-o-lite bass tuners, small and medium 510 series guitar tuners
      Bridge and tailpiece: Sung Il
      Strings: D'Addario Nickel Wound XL .018-.100
      Pickups: 2 Lace 3.5" Bass Bars
      Electronics: Aguilar OBP-3 preamp, additional stereo passive output
      Electronics layout: Stacked volumes, stacked bass/treble, mid with push/pull select. Coil split switch for each pickup and output jack selection switch (one output from OBP-3, one passive stereo output)
      Weight: 8lb 12oz
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