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Singlecut in progress

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by TRU, Apr 7, 2004.

  1. TRU


    Apr 12, 2002
    Northern Europe
    My first selfmade bass is almost ready! Still lots of sanding to do before finishing, but it looks quite ok already...
  2. TRU


    Apr 12, 2002
    Northern Europe
    That neck joint was a real pain in the ass to make!
  3. It doesn't look like something I'd play, but that sure as heck does look good!

    Neck through, nice lookin' wood...

    Good Job!

    What kind of wood is the body?
  4. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer
    wow, great work!!!

    yeah, that singlecut geometry is a BITCH in 3D too.

  5. mark beem

    mark beem Wait, how does this song start again?? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    Alabama, USA
    Love it!!! :cool:
  6. TRU


    Apr 12, 2002
    Northern Europe
    The body is walnut, one piece maple neck and ebony fingerboard. Pickup is CBC-series Bartolini P2.
  7. I can imagine how difficult it must have been to get the neck joint/ tenon to fit right, and still keep a necessary angle.

    Seriously cool. :D
  8. Aram


    Feb 2, 2003
    New York, NY
    Very nice work! I'll bet it sounds great with that wood / pickup combo. Congrats!
  9. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Indianapolis, IN

    I love SC's, my next one that my buddy Sky (SSW) is making for me is going to be an SC6.

    Great job on the heal.
  10. Looks VERY nice Tru! Looking forward to seeing more close ups down the road!
  11. LarryO


    Apr 4, 2004
    that thing got a HEMI??
  12. TRU


    Apr 12, 2002
    Northern Europe
    Got what? Hemispherical?? :)

    I'll get back when its finished, which is going to take a while at my working pace...
  13. Beatiful.
  14. Aram


    Feb 2, 2003
    New York, NY
    Tru, when you get a chance, how heavy is the bass? Once again, looks great...be sure to post some sound clips if you can.
  15. mike sancho

    mike sancho SANCH

    Feb 10, 2004
    Milwaukee, WI
    Looks really nice. I'll be anxious to hear how it sounds when it's finished. I'm thinking of moving into a single cutaway.
    Keep us posted and more pics when your finished. Enjoy!
  16. TRU


    Apr 12, 2002
    Northern Europe
    Without the hardware its 3.4kg (7.5lbs). Surprisingly light I'd say, since the neck is quite hefty and the body is almost 2 inches thick. Bridge, tuners and PU don't add much to it.

    My Jazzes are ~5kg (11lbs) and my MTD kingston is 4kg (9lbs).

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