Joseph Heindel (USA)

“El Delfino”

100 year old sitka spruce top
Figured maple back, sides and neck
Ebony trim
Seth Kimmel inspired back x-bracing design
New Harmony carbon fiber end pin and bridge adjusters
Irving Sloane tuning machines (lightweight)
Joey Naeger inspired setup
Aubert bridge
Heindel extension
Heindel body design (inspired by John Lott, Panormo, Karr-Koussevitzky (Amati), Gofriller (okay a little of everything)

Upper bout: 22” (56mm)
Lower bout 27” (68.5mm)
Body length 44 ⅜” (112.5)
C-bout 14 ¾” (37.5mm)
Scale length 41 ⅜” (105mm)
Width at nut 1.65” (41.75mm)
D stop at heel (D neck)
Low C -Extension scale length 52” (132mm)


Heindel Stringed Instruments
International Society of Bassists
Using Format