Welcome to Sukop Basses, (pronounced Sū- kop) custom-order luthier of the highest quality handmade stringed instruments. Standard configurations include 4 through 9 string basses as well as 6 string electric guitars. Please review some current models below and feel free to contact me to get more information or start your next project. Anything is possible.

Warmest regards,
Stephen J Sukop


The new Hybrid design combines the Sukop Classic body styles with the Retro head shape.

retro firebird

A modern take on the Gibson foundation.

retro jazz

Another Sukop twist on the infamous Fender classic.


The original Sukop design since 1986 , doublecut body standard until nineties release of singlecut model.