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Category Archives: Bass Making
… but I learned a new word: Gildaxe (= a copper-like varnish). More about this fancy bass varnish project at www.gildaxe.com
Under the direction of Paul Hart, chair of the 2015 ISB Maker’s Competition workmanship judges panel, the ISB is inviting working bass luthiers attending the convention to help attempt a first in ISB Convention history. The participating luthiers are going to build … Continue reading
The new IKEA desk lamp “Harte” makes a perfect workshop lamp for soundpost inspection and similar tasks. It’s made of an aluminium tube, with an adjustable the LED lamp head. It’s super-slim, and easy to insert into the ƒ-holes, while the triangle … Continue reading
Roger Hargrave, a british violin maker who lives and works in Germany, has built his first double bass and wrote a interesting blog about this project on the website ‘Maestronet’. After having finished the bass, he has put his text (24000 … Continue reading
On Wednesday (March, 12), the Musikmesse Frankfurt starts. I’ll be exhibiting at Hall 3.1, where all the acoustic guitar and violin making companies are located, at booth H27. Hope to see you there!
The 16th annual spring seminar for violinmakers will take place on May 3rd at Notts, UK. It is attended by about 180 people from all over the UK comprising students, professional and amateur makers. Its a great day to meet … Continue reading
Fingerboard extensions are very common in the USA, but become more and more popular in Europe, too. They have a couple of advantages over a 5-string bass, can get fitted to any 4-string bass and if they are well made, … Continue reading