This album contains images of my earliest basses, and body shapes that are no longer offered.
Clement P-type #002
My second bass, based on a Precision shape. Fretless bass with a sandwich neck, and with a swamp ash body.
Clement Custom #003
This bass is my third, and one I still own and play regularly. It is loosely based on the Zeta Crossover bass. It's built using mahogany, bubinga and wenge.
Clement P-type #004
An early P-type bass with beautiful figured body.
Clement J-type #007
An early J-type bass with a multi-laminated body and PJ pickups.
Clement P-type #010
Early heavily chambered P-type bass
Clement P-type #012
Mahogany body, cherry neck with bubinga fingerboard.
Clement P-type #013
Chambered alder body with a walnut top. Mahogany, bubinga and wenge neck with a bubinga fingerboard. G&L pickup
Clement P-type #014
Mahogany body with a walnut top. Cherry neck with a wenge fingerboard.
Clement P-type #015
Mahogany and wenge body. Laminated 34" scale mahogany neck with a wenge fingerboard.
Clement P-type #016
Mahogany, maple and wenge body with a 34" scale mahogany and cherry neck and a wenge fingerboard. Bartolini pickup and active electronics.
Clement Custom #018
5 string 35" scale bass with a mahogany, maple, wenge and bubinga core and mahogany wings with birdseye maple tops. The neck is Mahogany Wenge and Bubinga.
Clement Custom #020
Mahogany back and a one-piece figured bubinga top. The neck is mahogany, bubinga and hard maple. Dimarzio pickups
Clement Custom #021
Walnut, mahogany and maple body with a laminated cherry neck and a wenge fingerboard. Shaller bridge and Bartolini pickups.
Clement J-type #024
Swamp body 4
Clement Custom #028
5 string 34” scale. The customer sent me a “Spirit” bass and told me to build a fretless for him using the hardware. The body is Basswood with a bookmatched Spalted Maple top. The neck is made of Mahogany Maple and Wenge with a Wenge fingerboard. He also sent me mighty mite pickups to go in it.
Clement P-type #029
34" scale 4 string. The body has a Mahogany center core with Alder wings and Birdseye Maple tops. The neck is Laminated Maple with a lined Ebony fingerboard. Hipshot bridge. Bartolini pickups and 18 volt active system.
Clement P-type #030
Four string 34” scale. Spalted Maple top with a Mahogany core and walnut wings. The neck is made of Mahogany, Bubinga and Maple. The pickup is a Seymour Duncan SCPB-3.
Clement P-type #041
34" scale 4-string. The top is bookmatched spalted maple and the back is mahogany. The neck is made of mahogany with rosewood stripes and a hard maple center stripe. Bubinga fingerboard and an ebony nut.
Clement Custom #048
4 string 35” scale bass with a burl Maple top and a Honduran Mahogany body. The pickup is a Basslines quarter pounder. The neck is also Mahogany with a lined Pao Ferro fingerboard.
Clement J-type #068
34" scale Swamp Ash body with a Birdseye Maple neck and fingerboard. The pickups are Fender Highway 1 Jazz pickups.
Clement J-type #094
Old Jazz type Swamp Ash body with Redwood Burl top. Bubinga, Wenge and Walnut neck with Cocobolo fretboard. Seymour Duncan pickups and Bartolini preamp.
Clement J-type #110
Swamp ash back, aged sycamore top, Nordstrand preamp and big singles, Schaller bridge. The bass has a Status Graphite Jazz Bass neck.