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Discovered a new Portuguese luthier!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by oversoul, Oct 10, 2004.

  1. oversoul

    oversoul fretless by fate

    Feb 16, 2004
    Here's a bass he made recently:





    And the best part?He lives about 1 km from me, when I get the new axe I think the old GT-7 might go for some plastic surgery :p
  2. Arthur U. Poon

    Arthur U. Poon

    Jan 30, 2004
    SLC, Utah -USA-
    Endorsing Artist: Mike Lull Custom Basses
    Nice looking work! :cool:
  3. Papersen

    Papersen Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2002
    Looks pretty nice.
    Did you have to chance to play it ?
  4. Hmm, looks like a cross between a Godin sd body shape, and the Carvin Allen Holdsworth body model.

  5. oversoul

    oversoul fretless by fate

    Feb 16, 2004

    Nope, but I'll try and find his workshop, its about a 5 minute car ride from my house,my girlfriend even works in the area he also does general repairs and mods like defrets, integral fingerboard replacement in Ebony or Pau Rosa (I think this stands for Rosewood not sure)

    Here's a nice defret detail, I had never seen a defret leaving just enough metal to serve as a marker: