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Gorgeous Acoustic Bass

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


  1. afiaowo

    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.

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  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

    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.

    Turned?

    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.

    Regards
    Sam
     

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