Ted’s Talks

Repair stories as told by Ted – one of our co-owners who is typically found in our Maplewood workshop.

October 25, 2017

An Upright Bass Gets a New Lease on Life

Read about a well-loved upright bass that had been through the "wringer" and was going to need to be put out to pasture unless the constantly slipping bridge could be fixed.
December 6, 2017

Everything You Need to Know about Upright Bass Bridge Adjusters

In this Ted's Talk, Ted shares about about bass bridge adjusters, covering some of the various styles currently available, along with what his favorite adjusters are (and why).
December 7, 2017

Let’s Talk about Upright Bass Extensions

This article is all about upright bass extensions: why players use them, the tradeoffs to metal or wooden extensions, and even hardware options. Ted also shares how he makes extensions.