The bottom right photo is the final shape.
Now I am satisfied with the overall shape of this bass and luckily my
back and topwood will accomodate this length change.
Some examples of fine cornerless basses
Smith's bass attributed to Lorenzo Storiani is in the center and
left is Stefano Sciachia's bass attributed to Ruggeri. the Lemur bass that was in the Elgar book is shown on the right.
UB 19 7/8, CB 16 3/8, LB 27
UB 15 1/2, CB 13 1/2, LB 26
Spanish made bass
whoa, now thats odd!
From the "Looking At The Double Bass" book
This is a nice shape and what I
designing my bass shape after.
Stolen Vincenzo Lucarini 1850 in Faentae, if you know anything contact +39-347-7882618
See Ken Smiths Bass forum http://www.smithbassforums.com/ for the text
and original resouces for some of these photos. And a discussion
about them at http://www.smithbassforums.com/showthread.php?t=93 Here
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