The second build was easier as I made a wooden template for the body shape to keep things on track. This one was to have the leather patch with studs attached. Customer also requested a boost circuit for the mysterious third knob.
Came out pretty nice, mildly reclic’d. Balances perfectly and plays very nice. Contact me if you want one of these!
A client asked me to replicate the early 70s version of the custom built bass that LoBue made for Gene Simmons. Took quite a bit of research, there really aren’t many quality pictures of it out there and to make it worse, the original was stolen years ago. Mr. Simmons accounts of what it was and where it went change on a regular basis, so he’s no help.
Mahogany construction, 30″ scale length, Schaller roller bridge and tuners. Gibson-style ‘mudbucker’ pickup.
Turned out to be a nice instrument as well as looking the part. Here’s hoping the client is happy with it. Want something similar… or something nothing like this? Gimme a yell.