Bass of the Week: Veillette Guitars Acoustic Bass Guitar
This week we’re checking out builder Joe Veillette’s Acoustic bass guitar model. Available in a variety of woods, the Acoustic was designed to bring the same depth of tone from their acoustic guitars to the bass.
“With a 17″ wide and 5.5″ deep body, the Acoustic Bass has the airspace to deliver a true fundamental with depth and authority. A standard 34″ scale feels immediately familiar to electric players,” Veillette writes. “The warmth and natural presence of the mahogany body give this bass a very vibrant midrange that ‘cuts’ and lets it be heard, even where other basses might get lost in a mix. Plugged in, this bass is a beast — a huge, responsive tone with unmistakably acoustic flavor. The ‘air’ is there in every note.”
The bass comes in cutaway, non-cutaway, and symmetrical oval-hole body styles. It also comes in four or five-string versions and fretted or fretless necks.
Joe Veillette Guitars Acoustic Bass Options:
|Exotic wood tops (as available)|
|Custom stains, solid colors, and sunbursts|
|Left-Handed (no extra charge)|
|Lined or Unlined Fretless (Bass)|
|Extra-Light Tuning Machines|
|Custom Nut Widths and Bridge spacings|
|Alternate scale lengths and tuning configurations|
|On-Board Tri-Color Tuner|
|Custom pickups, controls, and wiring|