One Platform….Many Possibilities

New York Bass Works Reference Series


RS5 Alder/Rosewood 60’s

RS5 PJ Alder/Rosewood

RS5 Ash/Maple 70’s

RS5 Alder/Rosewood 60’s

RS5 Alder/Rosewood 60’s


Now taking orders!


Flamed Maple

Spalted or Burl Maple /subject to avail.

Quilted Maple


All tops available in 5A master grade as well. If you have something in mind please feel free to inquire!

Morado,Indian Rosewood
Madagascar Rosewood
Birdseye Maple
Ebony (fretless only)
Roasted Maple


Matching Headstock (paint)

Block Inlays

Dot inlay (pearl,clay,black, abalone)

Hipshot D-tuner


Left handed



Neck:Eastern hard Maple / NYBW proprietary custom graphite reinforced / Single action truss rod 

Width: @ Nut 1.75" 

Width: @ 22nd fret 2.90”

Profile:  comfortable C shape

Fingerboard Radius:  Modern compound 10”/14”

Fret size: Rosewood fingerboard/ small 60’s vintage/ Maple medium 70’s 

Finish: Ultra thin coat polyester gloss

Hipshot hardware

Dunlop strap locks

Case: TKL Zero Gravity   

Average weight: 9 pounds 12oz       

The future is knocking on your door, are you curious enough to open it?

Pike Amplification Shape Shifter preamps are now standard on all New York Bass Works instruments!

All New York Bass Works instruments,components and hardware are proudly made right here in the U.S.A.