Righty and Lefty Basses

The bass guitar on the left is one I built for myself a few years ago.  I took it to a family reunion and my Grand Nephew, who is left handed, started playing it upside down and backwards.  That looked pretty awkward to me so I offered to build a left handed bass for him.  I used the same Mezzaluna bass plan from Liutaio Mottola but mirrored the image before printing it out..

On the left, my bass

  • body – Black Limba body
  • neck – Maple
  • fingerboard – Rosewood
  • bridge – Schaller chrome
  • pickup – Bass Lines
  • tuners – Gotoh chrome

On the right, Matt’s lefty

  • body and neck – Mahogany
  • fingerboard – Ebony
  • bridge – Hipshot black
  • pickup – Bass Lines SMB-4a
  • tuners – Gotoh black

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