Welcome to the Ultimate Basses website.

Just two of our six Fodera 10th Annniversay basses remain: Pink Ivory Imperial 5 twin and the Ebony stringer Imperial 5.

Our most recent arrivals...

The bass on the left is a Nordy vJ5 a Koa top, Alder body, Maple neck, BRW f/b. Additional options include Big Single p-ups and a Norstrand 2 band EQ plus Koa control knobs. USA made. Comes with a Mono Vertigo gig bag. Photos on our Nordstrand page.

The bass on the right is a Spector Coda 4 Deluxe. Spec's are: Alder body, fiqured Maple top with a Black Cherry finish, Maple neck, premium Birdseye Maple f/b with Abalone blocks, Nordstrand 70's wind Jazz pick-ups. Made in the Woodstock, NY shop. Comes with a Spector hard shell case. Photos on our Spector page.


Stay tuned for details on our new Facebook and YouTube page coming soon.

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Out most recent video, What's New at Ultimate Basses? January 2014


As we build our video library, links will be posted for viewing bass builds.



Fancy that! Two Imperial's shipped from the Fodera shop, ultimately bound for Austria and Kitchener, were in the shop for just a couple of days. Taking advantage of this rare circumstance for a great photo op, I snapped the 4 beauties all lined up.

L- R, Chilean Mountain Laurel Burl, Walnut Burl, Osage Orange and Crotch Olive.