Carl Thompson Custom Basses

Craft & Design


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

4 thoughts on “Carl Thompson Custom Basses

  1. Brookelynn says:

    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!:
    And here’s a shot of the whole thing:
    This is a really cool post! Luthiers are hot!

  2. Lindsay says:

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

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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