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The latest Singlecut in process

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by msherman, Oct 31, 2006.


  1. msherman

    msherman

    Nov 20, 2002
    Connecticut, USA
    This is a 10 string that I was commissioned to make in process with 39 frets.
    Top and back are Rosewood Stumpwood with a Curly Maple core and Walnut accents. The neck is 7 piece neck through with Birdseye Maple and Walnut stringers.

    Mike
     

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  2. although I don't understand how people can play these beasts, this is an amazing instrument! looks like it's almost done. great job. can we see other perspectives?
     
  3. eleonn

    eleonn

    Aug 24, 2006
    Lima - Perú
    Play them? how can they hold them??? It seems to weight a ton!!
     
  4. klocwerk

    klocwerk

    May 19, 2005
    Somerville, MA
    so would that be considered a 1.5-cut? :D

    I like it a lot!
     
  5. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    Absolutely gorgeous! Love the shape and the understated top wood. Very very nice!
     
  6. msherman

    msherman

    Nov 20, 2002
    Connecticut, USA
    Thanks for the nice comments guys. I guess it is a 1.5 cut. I attacked the back of the guitar today.

    Mike
     

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  7. tribal3140

    tribal3140 Inactive

    Nov 9, 2004
    near detroit...uh
    EXcellent work!
    yowza!:eek: :D
     
  8. Can we see some shots of the upper frets? I'm interested in how that looks.
     
  9. msherman

    msherman

    Nov 20, 2002
    Connecticut, USA
    Thanks,Tribal.
    This one was actually slated for the Maidau we spoke about. I needed to get it out quickly though, so I went with the Rosewood top and back instead.

    Mike
     
  10. msherman

    msherman

    Nov 20, 2002
    Connecticut, USA
    Christobass,It`s hard to get a good shot with the flash (night time here), but here you go.
     

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  11. WOW. That is ridiculous. Nice job, though. Not knocking you at all.
     
  12. GREAT FRETWORK AND COOL SHAPE, id love to hear some soundclips of this beast
     
  13. pilotjones

    pilotjones

    Nov 8, 2001
    US-NY-NYC
    Beautiful! I really like that shape.
     
  14. tribal3140

    tribal3140 Inactive

    Nov 9, 2004
    near detroit...uh
    I just remembered something
    I did this bass design on feb 25th of 2005!

    eerie!
    great minds think alike!
     
  15. msherman

    msherman

    Nov 20, 2002
    Connecticut, USA
    I can`t take the credit for the design. It is the brain child of Eric Lovett (he`s a Mod over on sevenstring.org), who I`m building it for. I just tweaked the design to bring it to life.

    Mike
     
  16. BillytheBassist

    BillytheBassist

    Aug 18, 2005
    Texas
    Very nice!
     
  17. Phil Mastro

    Phil Mastro

    Nov 18, 2004
    Montréal
    I like it! Make it a 5-string and we'll talk :smug: Actually, I'm too cheap to buy basses nowadays, I just build'em.

    But I digress: Nice bass! Those last few frets are tight!
     
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