My Basses

Tom Clement Basses are truly custom and are built to my customer's specifications, using top quality woods, electronics and workmanship. When you play one of my custom basses, it is my wish that you feel as good as I did when I built it! All my basses are built by hand in my workshop in Florida. I love creating basses using the finest woods and material and shaping it into a beautiful instrument. 

A Tom Clement Custom Bass is your way of getting the bass of your dreams!

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Testimonials

Clement Artist Robert Jack
Robert Jack - Holding down the bass end for A Decade of Soul at BB Kings NYC 
Clement Artist Robert JackTell us about your career! I currently play in A Decade of Soul. a 1964-1973 Classic Soul Revue. We play 2 shows nightly every weekend at BB Kings NYC. This style and type of music is my favorite to play. The songs are all timeless, the bass lines are  killer. It's a great gig and fun to be a part of. We have been playing there going on 8 years. (more…)
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Clement Artist Ray Salyer
Ray Salyer - Session musician and touring bassist with John Michael Montgomery
Clement Artist Ray SalyerTell us about your career! When I started learning this great instrument and eventually got better at playing it, I set goals for myself. The first was to become a session bassist. In 1985 I started doing session work and still do to this day. (more…)
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Clement Artist Stein Olav Pedersen
Stein Olav Pedersen - Session player in demand and jazz musician at top of Europe!
Clement Artist Stein Olav PedersenTell us about your career! I studied classical guitar at the University of Tromsø, and my plan was to become a guitar player and teacher. However, my career took a different path, and I picked up the bass and have played mostly jazz music. I have played in varioius bands with Norwegian artists such as Jan Gunnar Hoff and Ernst Wiggo Sandbakk. (more…)
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Clement Artist Chuck Jones
Chuck Jones - Session and touring bass player in Nashville
Chuck Jones with the second Clement Charity Bass!

Chuck Jones with the second Clement Charity Bass!

Chuck Jones was the man who helped me raise money for the Corpus Christie Ronald McDonald house. He was a session player and touring bass player for several well-known Nashville artists and bands. It was devastating when Chuck passed away unexpectedly in Febuary 2014. Thank you for everything, Chuck! (more…)
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Instruments in stock

For Sale: Build # 401 19 mm spaced 34 scale Kim Black Limba Body with Maple Burl top. $2250.00
build-401   Build # 401 19 mm spaced 34 scale Kim Black Limba Body with Maple Burl top. Neck is Black Limba and Wenge with a Ebony fretboard. Nordstrand Pickups and 3B 5A preamp 8.8 Lbs.
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Service & Repairs
refretWe service and repair  Basses.  We will consult with you and make recommendations on what your instrument needs to play and sound its best, and you will receive an accurate estimate or quote depending on the type of job.  We will give you an accurate turn-around time that you can expect your instrument back.  If you need a rush job, please contact me and I will do my best to accommodate you. Check out some of the services that I offer: Standard Set up  Includes:
  • Change customer supplied strings
  • Truss rod adjustment
  • Intonation
  • Saddle adjustment
  • Oil fretboard
  • Polish frets
  • File nut if necessary
  •  Set action to customer specs
*$60 for 4 strings and $5 for each additional string.
Advanced Set-up and fret repair Includes: 
  • Change customer supplied strings
  • Truss rod adjustment
  • Intonation
  • Saddle adjustment
  • Oil fretboard
  • Polish frets
  • File nut if necessary
  • Set action to customer specs
  • Plus Recrown (remove high & low spots)
*$125 with $10 for each additional string
Ultimate set-up and refret Includes:
  • Change customer supplied strings
  • Truss rod adjustment
  • Intonation
  • Saddle adjustment
  • Oil fretboard
  • Polish frets
  • File nut if necessary
  • Set action to customer specs
  • Leveling of the fretboard
  • Replace Fretwire with customer specs.
*$299.99 with $10 for each additional string
*Clement bass can supply strings at additional cost. If you don't find what you're looking for, that doesn't mean I don't do it, contact me.
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For Sale # 389 Fretted Felecia 6 string 18 mm spacing and 34″ scale $2400
1 piece Swamp Ash body. Roasted Maple neck and flame maple fretboard. Nordstrand Big Single pickups and preamp. Only 7.7 Lbs. 389 body front (more…)
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For sale: Clement #366 Anne 5-string fretless. Back home now and reduced ($2400) to $2100
  This beautiful bass is a symphony of maple and ultra light Mahogany! It features a lightweight, light colored and heavy chambered mahogany body with a gorgeous flame maple top. A Nordstrand 51 P 5s A3 pickup is hidden under the birdseye maple pickup cover, and the bass is complimented by a Lightweight Mahogany neck with fretless birdseye maple fingerboard. The Hipshot bridge features Ghost piezo elements, Hipshot tuners and DR Black Beauty strings. Side dots at the "fret positions" and dots on the Birdseye knobs are glow in the dark. Only 6.6 LBS.   (more…)
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Order Process

After looking over the website and price list contact me via e-mail to discuss your custom bass guitar. Once we figure out the details I will generate a custom quote with a list of specs and features. The price and time frame are good for 30 days. (more…)
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