Xylem Custom Basses and Guitars

5 String Piccolo Bass Build - Kahler Tremolo, Q-Tuner Pickups

Build of a five-string piccolo bass guitar with a 30" scale length. Bass will include a Kahler tremolo, Q-Tuner pickups and Sperzel locking tuners. The bass will also feature spalted maple burl tops on both sides of the black walnut body core. The neck will be made of tiger wood (goncalo alves) with a "spliced" purpleheart/bloodwood fretboard with a curved joint separating the two sides. Q-Tuner pickups and a killswitch will comprise the electronics.

Single-cutaway 5-string Xylem bass design Bloodwood fretboard blank for a custom bass build Purpleheart fretboard blank for a custom bass build Tigerwood neck blank for a custom bass build Figured tigerwood neck blank for a piccolo bass Goncalo alves neck blank for a 5-string bass guitar Custom bass neck blank with "melted fretboard" made of purpleheart and bloodwood Spliced purplheart and bloodwood fretboard on a goncalo alves neck blank Spliced purplheart and bloodwood fretboard Back of a tigerwood bass guitar neck blank Custom bass neck with dog paw inlays Inline bass headstock with a maple burl cap, dog paw inlay Tigerwood neck with reverse-inline headstock Reverse-inline headstock of a 5-string piccolo bass Xylem style reverse-inline headstock on a custom bass neck Custom bass neck with dog paw inlays and melted fretboard