Double bass making, setup, and repair based in Somerville MA, USA

Bass #1
7/8 Gamba model
Based loosely on an 1850 William Tarr model

Upper bout: 530
Center bout: 364
Lower bout: 700
Rib Depth: 206mm-160mm
Length of top: 1130
String Length: 41.5" (1054mm)

Top: Sitka Spruce
Back, ribs, neck: Eastern Red Maple (same tree)
Flatback with Responsive (Tucker) Bracing
Sloane tuners with custom ebony cap handles
Ebony fingerboard, dyed ipe wood tailpiece

International Society of Bassists
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