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Working on a new bass

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by geddyfan, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. Well it's time for a new project. I think this is the direction i'm going. This is actually the back of the wood I'm using the front is killer quilted maple. Its goin to bea 4 string probably Bartolini p/j w 5.2 pre. Thats all I have so far seeing as my creative process meanders until it's too late to change directions. Opinions and critiques welcome .

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  2. floydman

    floydman Supporting Member

    Sep 27, 2002
    southeast CT
    nice shape! that is going to look great with a maple top.
  3. pfox14


    Dec 22, 2013
    What kind of wood is that? Looks like Ash.
  4. Supposed to be swamp ash but not sure it is kinda heavy for swamp ash
  5. Ok redesigned the upper part pics up later
  6. cnltb


    May 28, 2005
    Looks quite Ritter so far. ;)
    Not sure how 'creative' I'd call it so far but the wood looks nice in any case and since there is much more than just the body shape to be creative on when building an instrument I'm looking forward to seeing the progress pics :)
  7. atomiclab


    Nov 23, 2013
    I cant wait to see more