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Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by X-tacy, Apr 22, 2006.


  1. X-tacy

    X-tacy

    Apr 22, 2006
    PORTUGAL
    AV are the inicials of a luthier, friend of mine: António Vinhas. He basicly builds anything with strings. :bassist:

    A few weeks ago, he started a new 5 bass guitar. This instrument is all based on a very solid Portuguese walnut, aka Nogueira negra.

    Here are a few pictures of it:
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  2. that is a cool bass :)
     
  3. teacherguy

    teacherguy

    Feb 21, 2004
    Cincinnati, OH
    Cool bass but THICK!

    Jon
     
  4. Greenman

    Greenman

    Dec 17, 2005
    Ontario Canada
    Looks great! Looks like you have a nice shop to work in.
     
  5. I predict a HEAVILY contoured bass body there.... mmm mmmmm
     
  6. D. J. Baines

    D. J. Baines

    Jan 17, 2006
    I love the design. :bassist:
     
  7. Groove Theory

    Groove Theory Grizzly Adams DID have a beard.

    Oct 3, 2004
    The Psychiatric Ward
    yeah, or heavily chambered
     
  8. Wow that is a SICK lookin body design... I love it. Keep us updated please!
     

  9. whoa! we got ourselves our own Criswell here!

    I personally am not a fan of those downwards pointy lower horns. But the rest of the shape and woods are lovely.
     
  10. Worshiper

    Worshiper

    Aug 13, 2004
    New York
    beautiful wood + beautiful shape = beautiful bass
     
  11. Just giving this thread a wee bump to see if theres anything happening? I like the look of this bass!
     
  12. Tim__x

    Tim__x

    Aug 13, 2002
    Alberta, Canada
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    :eek:
     
  13. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    US-NY-NYC
    You might try emailing him. This was his only post.
     

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