Bassworks' S6 "Wakazashi" series of guitars are inspired by and a tribute to Leo Fender's groundbreaking design of 1962.
Despite their design influences, our instruments strive to improve on what has gone before, with build techniques, detailing and precision simply not available back in the day, nor today even through Leo's custom shop.
The S6 sports all Callaham hardware and Slider pickups. "From Cray to Stevie Ray"in an instant.
30+ years of playing and our skilled manufacture deliver the tone, playability and reliability that all players deserve to enjoy in the S6 series.
Crafted in small batches and entirely in our own shop, every instrument is built with the same painstaking attention to detail, using stable tonewoods and world-class electronics and hardware.
25.5" scale length
Callaham tremolo bridge
Choice of compound radii for fretboard
American Red Alder body
Birdseye Maple headstock plate
Neck profile: Custom asymmetric
1 piece Canadian Rock Maple neck
Fingerboard: Pau Ferro (MOP side and face fret marker inlays)
Passive circuit, cloth covered wires, choice of capacitor
Callaham jack socket
2-way truss rod, magnetic latching access cover
Choice of fret-wire
Nitrocellulose finish as standard, 2 pack and special finishes available
Hiscox hard case included