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Builder Profile: Fodera Guitars

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Builder Profile: Fodera Guitars

Building a Fodera Bass


LEFT: Joey Lauricella handles the installation of all electronics in Fodera basses. RIGHT: Vinny Fodera carefully carves a bass body.


LEFT: (top) Vinny handcarving, (bottom) Working on a Standard neck. RIGHT: A quick check on the tuning.


TOP LEFT & RIGHT: Sanding a bass body and neck. BOTTOM LEFT: Prepping a bass body for the glue press.


LEFT: Using a pin router in preparation for inlaying the Fodera Butterfly logo.
RIGHT: Reviewing bass necks in their early stages.


LEFT: Spraying a Yin Yang Deluxe. RIGHT: Every inside cavity is handlined with copper foil in preparation for the electronics.


LEFT: Vinny Fodera tightening clamps on a newly glued headstock. MIDDLE: Vinny doing some fine detail carving. RIGHT: Joey Lauricella sanding a bass.

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