ButtCradles are hand-made by Ashley Eidbo. A native of Fargo, North Dakota, Ashley began playing the bass at age ten. She earned a B.M. from the University of Minnesota as a student of Chris Brown, and an M.M. from Indiana University as a student of Lawrence Hurst. She currently resides in Coralville, Iowa, plays in the Des Moines Symphony and gives private lessons.

In addition to ButtCradling, Ashley enjoys baking, running and extreme organization.