This professionally used and well maintained 2006 Chris Threlkeld carved back bass was played in the Olympia, Washington Orchestra. The bass is outfitted with a custom B extension by Chris Threlkeld. This large instrument has a huge orchestral voice and an easy playing 41 1/2″ (105.4 cm) string length. The high quality spruce top has a a fine and even grain structure. The Honduras Mahogany back and sides have an even, unfigured grain structure. The two-piece Honduras Mahogany neck has fitted a B extension, also made by Chris Threlkeld. The tuning machines are from Irving Sloane. Ebony nut, fingerboard, tailpiece, and tailpiece saddle. Maple bridge with adjusters and a final height of 7 1/8″ (18.1 cm).
Top length 43″ (109.2 cm), Upper bout width 22 5/8″ (57.5 cm), Middle bout width 17″ (43.2 cm), Lower bout width 29 1/4″ (74.3 cm), Rib depth at tail 8 7/8″ (22.5 cm), Rib depth at upper bout crease 7″ (17.8 cm), Rib depth at neck 6 3/8″ (16.2 cm), Length of back 46 1/4″ (117.5 cm), String length 41 1/2″ (105.4 cm).
This instrument is a fully professional level instrument, rewarding with a very large and colorful voice. With custom cover.