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almost finished

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by toonman, Sep 27, 2005.

  1. here's some pics of the new bass I've been working on.
  2. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
  3. one more
  4. Free Tibet

    Free Tibet Guest

    Sep 20, 2005
    A Quality CT knockoff. Rainbow-ish. Very cool scroll work!
  5. Phil Mastro

    Phil Mastro

    Nov 18, 2004
    Very nice design! How'd you cut out your 'Toon' letters? they look great.
  6. I cut the letters out with a band saw very carefully. I'm thinking about putting a piece of maple behind them.
  7. TOON!!! hell, I like your basses look better than I do Carl's! Forget the knock-off thing, man, you look like you've got the touch just the same as Carl does! Excellent job!

  8. Cerb


    Sep 27, 2004
    Very cool. I love the maple next to the padauk (purpleheart, maybe?).
  9. yep, padauk
  10. JSPguitars


    Jan 12, 2004
    Grass Valley
    very nice indeed. Esp. different with the headstock! I think a piece of maple behind the TOON letters would set it off very nice (flamed maple, of course) :p
  11. Worshiper


    Aug 13, 2004
    New York
    Wow that's great. You really buit that fast.
    By, the way, and I'm sure you know this, but that body is huge!! That is, judging from teh bridge position.
  12. Actually the body is quite small and the whole bass it really light. the reason it looks huge is because It's a 32" scale with 29 frets. I think I'm at around the forth or fifth week. Now if I just get some help and start doing several at a time I'll be ready to start selling them.

    thanks for all the replies
  13. Worshiper


    Aug 13, 2004
    New York
    ohh...that explains it. Great job.
  14. teacherguy


    Feb 21, 2004
    Cincinnati, OH
    GREAT looking bass!
    It gives a nod to CT but it has a vibe all its own!!