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Carl Thompson makes these incredible custom basses for musicians all over the place. I’m so impressed by the quality craftsmanship and deep woodtones.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern is director of wearable electronics at Adafruit Industries. Her personal site: sternlab.org


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  1. Brookelynn on said:

    Neat! I’ve got a friend with collection, and have always been so amazed by the beauty of these instruments! The one Les Claypool plays has LED’s inlaid in the neck!
    Here is a link to the head of one. I love the woodburned logo looking all rustic!:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/brookelynn23/423839317/in/photostream/
    And here’s a shot of the whole thing:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/brookelynn23/423838766
    This is a really cool post! Luthiers are hot!

  2. I made my boyfriend get off the couch to see this bass. It’s amazing. Thanks for posting.

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