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Pictures of my new project

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by shai-ga, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. shai-ga


    Dec 31, 2006
    Holon, Israel
    Ok, I'm starting to build two 5 string basses at once.
    Using Sapele and Walnut for bodies, Maple necks, and Pau Ferro, or Birdseye Maple Fretboards.
    These basses are going to have a small body (very small)
    but thick - about 44 mm, and they will be slab bodies.

    Tell me what you think about my design :)

    Sorry for the bad photos
  2. DSB1


    Mar 8, 2006
    Do you work for Warrior? ;)
  3. Greenman


    Dec 17, 2005
    Ontario Canada
    Looks like the same piece of wood to me. :p
  4. iScott


    Jun 13, 2007
    Decatur, GA
    Very cool. Good luck, man. Anxious to see your progress through the project.
  5. shai-ga


    Dec 31, 2006
    Holon, Israel
    It is the same piece, just couldn't decide which photo is better..
  6. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    44.5mm is actually a standard thickness for a bass.
  7. shai-ga


    Dec 31, 2006
    Holon, Israel
    I guess you're right, but the slab design makes it feel very thick,
    probably those straight angles..

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