The most discerning bassists will tell you - there’s something about a Fodera that just sounds and plays better.
Our basses are built in a completely “Old World” manner – one by one, by hand and to the exact specifications of our customers.
There is no one secret ingredient that goes into making a Fodera so special. We’ve fine-tuned our process with hundreds of small touches and techniques that collectively add up to make our instruments what they are. These timeless designs have consistently proven themselves, being played by some of the finest pros on the planet since 1983.
When you choose Fodera, you can be sure we will take painstaking care to handcraft your custom made bass according to your individual technique, tone preference and sense of style. Our extensive collection of rare and beautiful tone wood is aged to perfection before becoming a part of your instrument. The result is a stunning custom made bass with a rich, distinctive tone and the legendary playability that makes an instrument worthy of wearing the Fodera inlaid butterfly logo.
All our electronics and pickups are proprietary designs jointly developed with the finest professionals in their fields exclusively for Fodera. Whether you are a dealer or a musician, we invite you to browse our wide selection of completely custom handmade basses and solid body electric guitars to see why people travel from all over the world for the meticulous handiwork of Fodera Guitars.