image Kimmel Bass #46 Mill St. Milanese model with carved scroll ©2016 by Seth Kimmel  Bass maker/luthier of American made, real wood, hand-carved, double bass violins; Eugene, Oregon, USA
image Kimmel Bass #46 Mill St. Milanese model ©2016 by Seth Kimmel  Bass maker/luthier of American made, real wood, hand-carved, double bass violins; Eugene, Oregon, USA
image Kimmel Bass #46 Mill St. Milanese model: scroll with New Ampersand B extension©2016 by Seth Kimmel  Bass maker/luthier of American made, real wood, hand-carved, double bass violins; Eugene, Oregon, USA
image Kimmel Bass #46 Mill St. Milanese model ©2016 by Seth Kimmel  Bass maker/luthier of American made, real wood, hand-carved, double bass violins; Eugene, Oregon, USA
image custom inlay Kimmel Bass #46 Mill St. Milanese model ©2016 by Seth Kimmel  Bass maker/luthier of American made, real wood, hand-carved, double bass violins; Eugene, Oregon, USA

#46 was a special order with all the bells and whistles, including custom carving and inlay.

 

The top is of  Engelmann Spruce.  The sides and carved back is of nicely flamed Western Maple. The removable neck and scroll are also Western Maple with a maple tree carved on the back of the scroll. There is a dried, pressed maple leaf inlaid on the back below the button. The bass is equipped with Rubner tuning machines, with wooden keys with 8 holes in each gear.  It is also equipped with a New& B-Extension.

    The string length is 41 1/4  inches.

     The dimensions across the back of the instrument are as follows: 

        Body length without button:    45 1/4 inches

        Body length with removable neck “button”:   46 3/4” inches

        Upper bout:                    19 1/4   inches

        C-Bout:                           13 7/8  inches

        Lower bout:                     26 3/4  inches

image removable neck Kimmel Bass #46 Mill St. Milanese model ©2016 by Seth Kimmel  Bass maker/luthier of American made, real wood, hand-carved, double bass violins; Eugene, Oregon, USA