Orangewood announces its first acoustic bass, the Oliver Jr

Part of the brand’s Overland Collection.

Orangewood Guitars has announced the Oliver Jr Bass, the brand’s first acoustic bass guitar.

The mini-bass is the latest entry into the Overland Collection, and is modelled after the Orangewood Oliver Jr Guitar. A solid mahogany top, layered mahogany back and sides and an ovangkol fretboard give the guitar a mid-focused tone, with an articulate, woody character.

The body sports no cutaways, but it’s balanced shape, as well as a diminutive 23.5” scale length, meaning it should be comfortable to both play and transport. Other features include a 43-mm wide bone nut and a natural satin finish. Each guitar ships with Ernie Ball Earthwood Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Bass Strings, as well as a gig bag.

Amplifying the bass is a Fishman Sonitone pickup, a soundhole-mounted system that allows for control over both volume and tone.

Take a look at Orangewood’s demo, featuring Maddie Jay, below:

The Oliver Jr Bass is priced at $345, and is available now, with free shipping to customers in the USA. Find out more at orangewoodguitars.com. For more gear news, click here.

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