As many different ways as there are to refer to the bass, likewise, there are myriad variations of sizes and patterns and an even wider array of models and shapes than any other member of the violin family. Making basses poses a challenging acoustic puzzle for violinmakers. This is not surprising considering the wide frequency range they must produce.

The bass gallery offers two basses with an arched back and one bass with a flat back.
Bass Number 3, front

Bass Number 3, 1988, front

Bass Number 3, back

Bass Number 3, 1988, back

Bass Number 4, 1992, front

Bass Number 4, 1992, front

Bass Number 4, 1992, back

Bass Number 4, 1992, back

Bass Number 4, 1992,right side

Bass Number 4, 1992,right side

Bass Number 4, 1992,left side

Bass Number 4, 1992,left side

Bass Number 4, 1992, scroll front

Bass Number 4, 1992, scroll front

Bass Number 4, 1992, scroll side

Bass Number 4, 1992, scroll side

 Bass Number 6 2002, front

Bass Number 6 2002, front

Bass Number 6 2002, back

Bass Number 6 2002, back

Bass Number 6 2002, scroll side

Bass Number 6 2002, scroll side

Bass Number 6 202, scroll back

Bass Number 6 202, scroll back