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Now that it looks like this is sold, I thought I'd share....

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Dark Horse, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. Dark Horse

    Dark Horse Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2008
    Austin, TX
    Cool Barnwood Telecaster/51 P Bass style body that I finished. The goal was to make it look like it was made from an old burned out barn. While I'm sure it's not to everyones taste, I really dig how it came out ....









  2. johnk_10

    johnk_10 vintage bass nut Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 16, 2008
    Thousand Oaks, CA
    John K Custom Basses
    i think that Larry Hartke would like it. ;)
  3. parmezans


    Nov 25, 2011
    I think it looked great until I saw the back. It got too burned if you ask me. Also, ebony neck for sure.
  4. Dark Horse

    Dark Horse Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2008
    Austin, TX
    Funny ...that's IMMEDIATELY who I thought of !

  5. Dark Horse

    Dark Horse Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2008
    Austin, TX

    The back isn't any more burned than the front ...it has remains of paint.

    I'm sure it's an acquired taste though :)
  6. i like it!
  7. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    It looks cool. I'd love a bass that had that body and a nicely aged Fender neck to go with it.
  8. JimmyThunder

    JimmyThunder Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2008
    New Hampshire
    I dig it!
  9. Jim Carr

    Jim Carr Dr. Jim Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2006
    Denton, TX or Kailua, HI
    fEARful Kool-Aid dispensing liberal academic card-carrying union member Musicians Local 72-147
    Nice! Love the cracks, too. Hell-a-Caster?
  10. Dark Horse

    Dark Horse Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2008
    Austin, TX

  11. sloppy_phil


    Aug 21, 2011
    Toronto, ON, Canada
    Not actually named Phil
    I'd hit that
  12. jmattbassplaya

    jmattbassplaya Supporting Member

    Jan 13, 2008
    I actually really like that.
  13. DrayMiles


    Feb 24, 2007
    East Coast
    I like that too!
  14. Sifl


    May 14, 2008
    Seattle, WA
    Looks awesome!
  15. audreycashin

    audreycashin Supporting Member

    Mar 14, 2010
    long island, ny
    +1 seen him burn things...
  16. lowfreq33


    Jan 27, 2010
    Endorsing Artist: Genz Benz Amplification
  17. Nobody

    Nobody Inactive

    Jul 14, 2004
    Looks awesome!
  18. jumbodbassman

    jumbodbassman Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2009
    Stuck in traffic -NY & CT
    Born Again Tubey
    did you see his prices....

    edit - not dark
  19. Surprisingly cool!! But it might look silly without an appropriately matched neck/headstock...
  20. lowsideonacurve


    Feb 24, 2011
    Well done...literally and figuratively. :D

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