Gamba by Martin Penning

Here are some photos showing progress on my new Gamba style double bass being made by Frome based luthier Martin Penning.

Choosing the wood for front & back September 2018
Choosing the wood for the neck & scroll September 2018
Choosing the wood for the back & front September 2018
Luthier Martin Penning

 

 

 

 

 

Back, scroll & ribs December 2018
Rib structure more or less finished October 2018
Good progress with assembling the rib structure October 2018
Scroll carved November 2018
Carving the front of the bass October 2018
Scroll carved November 2018
Scroll carved November 2018