Thanks to the good weather here lately, the nitrocellulose lacquer finish has been applied to the bass. With a dozen coats of lacquer applied to the body and the neck, the bass will now hang for at least a couple weeks to allow the lacquer to cure. Once the lacquer is hard enough to buff, […]
With a drop in humidity and some cooler weather, I’ve made some good progress on the Custom 5 String. Closing in on the finishing touches, which includes a special touch on the headstock for a custom order. Stay tuned.
I’m very excited about my latest custom build, a custom 5 string bass, because I get to incorporate some unusual elements into a bass guitar. A 5 string bass is such an uncommon instrument that almost all of them are custom, so I began by creating the design in a CAD model. By specifically designing this […]
Brantley Guitars is now an Authorized Allparts Dealer! What does this mean to you as a customer? As an Authorized Allparts Dealer, I now have access to over 5,000 parts to build your dream guitar or upgrade the ones you already have. When you’re ready to try something unconventional for your dream guitar, like a […]