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Gorgeous Acoustic Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by afiaowo, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. afiaowo


    Jan 9, 2006
    Saw this at Loveland Luthier. It was made by a local and is only on display at the store. Just thought others might appreciate seeing it.


  2. Looks tough to play.
  3. sq105

    sq105 Country Squire

    Jan 19, 2013
    Owen Sound, Ontario
    Hah! Love it!! :)
    I still like the gas tank one on youtube - sounds awesome!!
  4. it is so.... round
  5. MD


    Nov 7, 2000
    Marin Co. CA.
    Craftsmanship aside... looks like a big wooden banjo.
    Can't see it being comfortable to play, especially sitting; and to my eye, the F holes just don't work.

    No thanks.
  6. Hi.


    I still have the one I abandoned to build about 25 years ago somewhere.

    I fashioned an add-on piece for the neck though, wavy horns and all, since the round shape didn't appeal to me as much when turned and dry fitted with a neck as it did on the sketch.

    On a hindsight, I should've just used the bowl to make an actual bass banjo, but I had already cut sound-holes when that idea materialized.

    Thanks for sharing though, always nice to see different approaches.


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