Stonefield’s F Series makes Tomm Stanley’s innovative basses accessible to everyone, and in doing so, gives players high-end tone with great playability.
As far back as he can remember, Tomm Stanley has always had an obsession with both playing bass and disassembling his instruments to figure out exactly how they worked. His curiosity with pickups, hardware, wood types, and electronic configurations fueled his dream to one day become a luthier and create bold innovations in bass building. While he now resides in New Zealand, his first attempts at constructing basses occurred during his time living in Antarctica in the early ’90s. But in moving on to warmer temperatures and greener pastures, Tomm’s hand at building greatly improved, and he decided to fulfill his lifelong dream of creating his own brand of basses, thus minting Stonefield Musical Instruments. Stanley’s goal of infusing innovation into his instruments helped spark fast attention around his initial M Series and C Series basses, thanks to his patented Tomm Stanley Tuning mechanism, back-angled necks, and floating bridges. But while the M Series and C Series basses are