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April 2015

Articles by Heiko Hoepfinger

Bass Bench: Shaping Your Tones by Hand

March 13, 2015
How does your picking hand control harmonic content?
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Bass Bench: DIY Fretless Conversion, Pt. 2

February 6, 2015
How to handle the finishing touches on your homemade fretless bass.
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Bass Bench: DIY Fretless Conversion

January 2, 2015
Here’s what you need to know about going fretless.
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The Holy Grail Guitar Show: Going Boutique in Berlin

December 18, 2014
The inaugural year was an intimate get-together for guitar nerds and artisans alike to celebrate and behold handmade instruments.
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Bass Bench: The Hybrid Fretted/Fretless Electric Bass

December 4, 2014
Can bassists have two worlds at their fingertips?
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Bass Bench: How Headless Hardware Works

October 3, 2014
Discover the advantages of a straight-pull tuning system.
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Bass Bench: Why Headless?

August 29, 2014
What makes a headless design better than a traditional headstock?
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Bass Bench: Introducing the Headless Bass

August 1, 2014
Once in a great while, true innovation rears its head. Or perhaps lack thereof.
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Bass Bench: Designing a 24-string Bass

June 20, 2014
The challenges of designing an extreme extended-range instrument.
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