Tribute to Gasparo da Salò
Double bass 4-string
This instrument is a fairly faithful copy of the double bass Gasparo da Salò circa 1550 that can be seen on the Strad Magazine poster.
On this copy I realized the same pattern of purflings on the table top and the table back as the original, I redraw the peg, since the original was changed in a long time.
The flat table back and ribs are in European flamed maple from the same piece of wood and the neck is European flamed maple.
The two-piece table top is made of European fir.
The interior of the box has the same characteristics as the original. .
Oil varnishes applied by myself. The base layer and the old patina were done by the excellent luthier Martin Héroux.
- Body length : 120.0 cm
- Body width :
- Upper : 60.4 cm
- Lower : 77.4 cm
- Ribs width :
- Upper : 13.5 cm
- Lower : 21.5 cm
- Length string : 42"
Photographer: Philippe Latour