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vb11protbod001

For the design of the new Videobass I decided to go with a more classic guitar look. I built a template from MDF and wrapped it with 4mm thin sheets of plywood. I soak the plywood in water for some days to make it more elastic. Sheet after sheet then gets glued and pressed for […]

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Three pieces of plywood 300mm x 45mm x 21mm

Before I start building the first real-size video bass I wanted to test some design ideas i had as well as woodworking techniques with some new tools (a new bandsaw and a Fein Multimaster – really good tools!!), so i decided to go for a baby-sized version of the neck first. On the last videobass […]

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In the oven

I’ll be building two videobasses this year – a red one and a green one – for renown video artists Angie Eng and Cécile Lacombe. I’ll try to document the process a bit better than last time… So here we go. The bass will be again constructed from plywood and plexi, but i might go […]

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Screen shot 2010-01-19 at 8.07.39 PM

At our last concert with Naïma we tested the newest version of the videobass software in”real life”. It has evolved a lot since Thobias Bühler filmed us for the Migros Kulturprozent. It features a new string preview display where you can see the clips around the slected one, a little bit à la Apple’s CoverFlow. […]

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Good resolutions sometimes take a long time, but never give up your hopes! I have finally put the videobass code base under version control: http://code.google.com/p/videobass/source/checkout