Laminated tops/backs from International Violin Company

Discussion in 'Setup & Repair [DB]' started by M_A_T_T, Nov 29, 2004.

  1. M_A_T_T


    Mar 4, 2004
  2. Mudfuzz


    Apr 3, 2004
  3. arnoldschnitzer

    arnoldschnitzer AES Fine Instruments

    Feb 16, 2002
    Brewster, NY, USA
    Those laminated tops and backs are Engelhardt replacement parts. The solid tops and backs are simply lumber.
  4. M_A_T_T


    Mar 4, 2004
    Thanks guys, I also emailed the company and just got this:

    "They are arched and ready to go. They are made by Engelhardt and they will fit just about any bass. They leave room on the edge for you to cut the shape out. The maple has some figure and the top has straight grain."
  5. nicklloyd

    nicklloyd Supporting Member/Luthier

    Jan 27, 2002
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Welcome to Talkbass...
    I'm probably off my rocker on this, but did you get your name from Jeff Bollbach's signature?
  6. Alexi David

    Alexi David

    May 15, 2003
    From an older thread.........

    Originally Posted by Jeff Bollbach
    Thievery! OK- where'd you get that name?

    I saw someone on the MIMF mention it a few years ago, I use this name on other forums as well.
    Lex Luthier, The Evil Luthier!
  7. Chris Fitzgerald

    Chris Fitzgerald Student of Life Staff Member Administrator

    Oct 19, 2000
    Louisville, KY
    You're just jealous he chose to steal from Jeff's sig instead of yours. Just think, he could be called Bburning Ddog. :eyebrow:
  8. nicklloyd

    nicklloyd Supporting Member/Luthier

    Jan 27, 2002
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Okay, thanks. I don't read all the threads... mainly because I have a life. My question is answered.

    Those plywood tops from Int'l are for Engelhardt only. Arnold's right on, again.