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7/8 Gamba Corner by Lloyd and Penning

41.75″ Sring lengh
Spruce top
Sycamore flatback/sides
German trade scroll


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41.75″ Sring lengh
Spruce top
Sycamore flatback/sides
German trade scroll

English doublebass builder Martin Penning and I built this instrument as a collaborative project. Same outline as my Walnut 7/8 model, but with f-holes copied from a Gasparo Da Salo bass. Flamed English sycamore and fine-grain American Sitka spruce. Lightly shaded varnish ranging from golden amber to deep red-brown. Remarked by musicians of the Dallas, Chicago, and Minneapolis symphonies as being very even, clear, and a bass that would blend easily with a section.