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Second project

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by T-34, Jan 12, 2006.


  1. T-34

    T-34

    Aug 11, 2005
    France, Paris region
    I am starting the second project: 5 strings, 32 EADGC or 34" BEADG (not decided yet), multilaminated ash-mahogany neck, gonçalo alves top, mahogany body.
    I'll try to wind my proper pickups.

    Here the final design of the 34" version: "hybride" doublecut (something between SC and DC design, similar to Nordstrand NX.
    Wood pattern is really goofy, don't mind :)

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  2. teacherguy

    teacherguy

    Feb 21, 2004
    Cincinnati, OH
    Cool design!
    It reminds me of the Ibanez Musician series basses of the 80's!
    FWIW, I think the lower horn looks a smidge too long.

    I vote for a 32" EADGC set up!:bassist:

    Jon
     
  3. beautiful design....

    the lower horn's length is OK, IMO.. It just needs a contour like that on the upper horn to balance it off...just not as wide...
     
  4. JSPguitars

    JSPguitars

    Jan 12, 2004
    Grass Valley
    reminds me of PacMan for some reason.:meh:
     
  5. T-34

    T-34

    Aug 11, 2005
    France, Paris region
    This bass is almost finished.

    One piece padauk body being routed
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    Ash-merbeau neck with pao ferro fretboard; goncalo alves top
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    Botl-on paranoya :)
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    Aluminium nut
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    :hyper:
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  6. T-34

    T-34

    Aug 11, 2005
    France, Paris region
  7. anonymous278347457

    anonymous278347457 Guest

    Feb 12, 2005
    8 neck bolts?

    anyway, Nice job man
     
  8. T-34

    T-34

    Aug 11, 2005
    France, Paris region
    I have no idea why I put 8 bolts and not 6. I must be thinking about something weird while drilling those holes :eyebrow: ;)
     
  9. Greenman

    Greenman

    Dec 17, 2005
    Ontario Canada
    Aluminum nut, I never thought of that!
    Great job.
     
  10. klocwerk

    klocwerk

    May 19, 2005
    Somerville, MA
    beautiful work
     
  11. beautiful shape just crying out to be a headless!!!

    nice job!
     
  12. T-34

    T-34

    Aug 11, 2005
    France, Paris region
    Cool idea, wilser!
     
  13. Suburban

    Suburban

    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    True. But the head you have is well balanced to the rest, too. Not very common...

    In short: beautiful
     
  14. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    US-NY-NYC
    Very nice!

    ++ extra points for re-using the upper horn "semi-singlecut" relief shape two other places on the bass!
     
  15. klocwerk

    klocwerk

    May 19, 2005
    Somerville, MA
  16. T-34

    T-34

    Aug 11, 2005
    France, Paris region
    Thanks :)
     
  17. Cerb

    Cerb

    Sep 27, 2004
    Indiana
    :eek:
     
  18. Suburban

    Suburban

    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    Ha! I missed the headstock relief! Cool!! :hyper:
     
  19. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    US-NY-NYC
    Hidden on the back! :cool: