Winter NAMM 2016

It's that time again... Winter NAMM is just around the corner and ABW has some great new releases to debut at the largest musical instrument show on the planet. We have new versions of our Fidelity Series basses, including a 6 string, and an ultra light short scale version. We will also display the latest Artisan shop custom creations, a thinner lighter version of our Classic Series basses, new colors, and on and on. Join us Jan 21-24 at booth 2484 Hall D. Anaheim, CA.
December 08, 2015 by Scott Heath

Latest Artisan Shop custom creation

The ABW Artisan Shop has been busy creating beautiful custom creations like this gem. A Fidelity short scale (32") featuring a stunning pommele Sapele top over a spanish cedar body. Padouk neck, ebony fretboard with mother of pearl block markers. Matching pickup covers house J/MM Seymour duncan pickups driven by an Aguilar OBP-3 preamp giving this bass broad tonal range in a compact package. KSM Foundation bridge, Hipshot ultra light tuners with bass extender on the E for quick drops. Matching control knobs, matching laminated headstock, this bass has it all. Add ANSIR Technology angled neck and you have an ergonomic dream! Contact us today to discuss your custom build. With prices well below comparable services, you can get the bass you've been dreaming of for less than you may think!
December 08, 2015 by Scott Heath

Winter NAMM 2015

Just returned from Winter NAMM, our most successful NAMM to date. We released a new model that will be in production shortly, the response was overwhelmingly positive! An original body design with highly angled neck for maximum comfort, playability, and injury prevention/mitigation. Available in a full range of colors and woods, it's a J/J configuration featuring Seymour Duncan blade style pickups powered by an Aguilar OBP-3, 3 band preamp at 18v for out of this world tonal range and output that strips wallpaper! We are offering pre order discounts on our first production run, contact us now at to reserve yours! Thank you to all those who made the show a success and to all our supporters around the world. Artisan Bass Works; The tone you demand, comfort you deserve!

Classic Series Buckeye Burl Now Available!

 Announcing the release of our latest addition to the Classic Series lineup, the Buckeye Burl model. Featuring a stunning top quality buckeye burl face over an alder body with a walnut stringer. Each instrument is uniquely beautiful! These basses come standard with an Aguilar OBP-3, 3 band preamp, and Aguilar J-HC hum cancelling pickups wired 18volts. Guaranteed to deliver maximum tonal range/control, with stunning looks and exceptional comfort and playability. Maple/maple neck with pearloid inlay, available 4 or 5 strings and right or left handed. All this priced well below comparable instruments! 



Summer NAMM 2014

Visit us at Summer NAMM 2014 in Nashville TN. Booth 1645. See what a difference our angled neck design can make! See the latest additions to our Classic Series lineup, a prototype of our exotic wood face lam Classic Series, our latest electronics options featuring Aguilar preamps/pickups, and more...


June 19, 2014 by Scott Heath