Tuesday, August 24, 2010


I've finished all the staining, Frank pinstriped, and now I'm glueing the fingerboard back down to the neck. A little more touch up to the finish around the neck, and it'll be ready for re-assembly.

Monday, August 16, 2010

SJ Jazz Fest

Erik and Pat playing on two of my kits with Jazz Mofia's- Brass, Bows, and Beats at the San Jose Jazz Fest's Repertory Theater.

Thursday, August 12, 2010


Just got some awesome samples back from my buddy Frank. Can't wait to see what this Bass will look like finished...

Wednesday, August 11, 2010


Dieing and finishing the bass, this is only the second coat on the back so far.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Monday, August 9, 2010


It had been dropped at one time and the spiral head peace broke off. Here, I've just carved down the jagged piece and made a new spiral.

Bare Naked Bass

I've stripped off all the old finish and sanded away all the dents and scratches. Now it's ready for some new finish.