Standard electric bass neck married to an amp via Carpenter's tool.


A mathematical relationship.

It's a Busker Bass

That you can play anywhere.

When joining parts from disparate origins certain objectives need to be satisfied for success. In regards to this design, the object is to reduce the parts to as little as possible.

The Carpenter's level needed to be trimmed, so I made a template before cutting to manage the scrap which I wanted to use as a strap-horn to make it balance for standing and playing, walking, or sitting on a stool and playing with it hanging from the shoulder strap.

When I had time...

I tried different combinations...

Here is how you carry the curtain hardware back from the store and have your hands free for playing.

When a Standard scale electric bass neck is married to a small bass amplifier, very little material is really needed if it is sturdy and stable stuff. The tool for that job is a tool. Take a look at one called "LTD" on the "Simple" page. It's the same neck, but that one is not nearly as simple.

out of many, one.

E Pluribus Unum was once the motto of the United States of America and references the fact that the cohesive single nation was formed as the result of the thirteen smaller colonies joining together.



  • Neck

    Maple, Rosewood,
    LTD® 34" scale
  • Beam

    Carpenter's Level
  • Bridge

  • Pickup

    Single Coil
    Unknown brand
  • Amplifier

    Blackstar Fly 3 3W 1x3 Bass Mini Guitar Amp FEATURES: Power: 3W (solid state) Two channels Single input Speaker: 1x3 Blackstar Controls: volume, overdrive switch, ISF Built-in compressor Speaker-emulated output Aux. input. Can be powered with batteries Dimensions: 6.69 in. x 4.72 in. x 4.01 in. Weight: 1.9 lbs.

May 26, 2019 at 5:59am

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