mrjonthehat's collection of handmade instruments, with descriptions, video clips and guides to building Cigar Box Guitars, Canjos, Dulcimers, Cajons, Whamolas and other fun items. To buy an instrument - Leave a message here, or on facebook, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org - Please browse the older posts in the archive. Cheers.
Tuesday, 5 March 2013
I love the whamola, made famous by Les Claypool of Primus :
It's an upright bass with the string's pitch controlled by a lever. I found the parts, and built my own...From Steel !!!
It has an old bass pick up, a mahogany fingerboard and a double bass string...It sounds like this :
My Whamola Video
Credit has to be given to a great YouTube Video by Napoleon3