Scarab Semi-hollow Bass
The Scarab is latest of the semi-hollow bass family. Scale length
is 22.475" and total length is 31". This bass features active EQ and
a floating style adjustable piezo bridge. Pictured example is the
prototype instrument and production will be limited.
A limited production run of these instruments will be
done in 2008. Planned build is a total of 15
instruments, but it may be capped at 12. Each
instrument will have a unique combination of woods.

Details on individual wood combinations will follow
on this page near the begining of 2008.
Specifications of this instrument:
  • 22.475" playing scale
  • 31" overall length
  • 8.25" maximum width
  • 2.25" body depth
  • Active EQ
  • Height adjustable piezo bridge
  • 3lb 13oz weight

Construction & Materials for
picured example 064SHB:
  • Honduran mahogany body and
  • Amboyna burl top and
  • Fretless macassar ebony
    fingerboard with inlaid fretlines
  • Macassar, bridge, saddle & nut
  • K&K Sound pickup
  • Hipshot Ultralite machines
  • Electrosocket jackplate
  • Pahoehoe bass strings
  • Nitrocellulose lacquer finish