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Bass of the Week: Cosmic Woodworking Jupiter Bass

Bass of the Week: Cosmic Woodworking Jupiter Bass

Luthier Eric Doucet of Cosmic Woodworking posted some photos of his latest build in the No Treble Facebook group, and people took notice. The Jupiter bass has a lot going for it, but the choice of woods is a knockout.

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Bass of the Week: Urbaniak Not Pear 003

Bass of the Week: Urbaniak Not Pear 003

It’s always refreshing to see bass builders thinking outside the box. This week we’ve got a great example of that with the Not Pear by Wes Urbaniak. The thin-bodied acoustic bass takes on a violin-esque shape, but every single Not Pear is different from the next.

Bass of the Week: Atelier Kraken Mammoth Bass

Bass of the Week: Atelier Kraken Mammoth Bass

This week we’re checking out the Mammoth bass from Atelier Kraken. “Tentacle-crafted” in France by luthier Guillaume “Muche” Buguet and Vincent Clerc, the stunning bass has aluminum inlays along its ash body including a detailed engraving of the Kraken that extends over the neck pickup.

Bass of the Week: Brooks Telebird

Bass of the Week: Brooks Telebird

Rob van den Broek put together two classic bass designs to create the Brooks Telebird. The builder, who is a Gibson aficionado, combined the body of a Thunderbird with the neck and pickup Fender Telecaster bass.

Bass of the Week: Deimel Guitarworks Firestar Bass Laguna Bay

Bass of the Week: Deimel Guitarworks Firestar Bass Laguna Bay

Luthier Frank Deimel of Deimel Guitarworks recently shared photos of this version of his Firestar Bass, for which he seems to have pulled out all the stops. Aside from the Hipshot tremolo system, the three-pickup design has more than meets the eye.

Bass of the Week: Marceau Guitars Thirty

Bass of the Week: Marceau Guitars Thirty

This week we’re taking a look at the Thirty, a short scale bass from Marceau Guitars. Sporting a 30-inch scale and flexible options, the bass offers plenty of versatility.

Bass of the Week: Ramsay Musical Instruments Hummingbird-RF6PZ-FL

Bass of the Week: Ramsay Musical Instruments Hummingbird-RF6PZ-FL

This week we’re checking out the Hummingbird-RF6PZ-FL from Ramsay Musical Instruments. The six-string, fretless lefty has a jaw-dropping layered and chambered body with a solid top veneer.

Bass of the Week: Dolan Custom Guitars Proteus Legacy 5-String Active Bass

Bass of the Week: Dolan Custom Guitars Proteus Legacy 5-String Active Bass

This week we’re checking out a bass from builder Adam Dolan of Dolan Custom Guitars. The UK-based luthier has been crafting his instruments for around three years, but his Proteus Legacy makes it look like he’s been at it for much longer.

Bass of the Week: OJ Guitars BrummBass

Bass of the Week: OJ Guitars BrummBass

This week we’re checking out a unique acoustic bass guitar built by luthier Oliver Jaggi called the BrummBass. Jaggi, who is a third-generation Swiss craftsman, created the bass around functional design elements.

Bass of the Week: Torzal Guitars Hybrid Bass

Bass of the Week: Torzal Guitars Hybrid Bass

Years ago, we kicked off the Bass of the Week series by featuring the Little Guitar Works Torzal Standard bass. The company has changed its name to Torzal Guitars, but they’re still creating amazing instruments. This week we’re checking out their new Hybrid Bass.