A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 302,075
Currently Running With Scissors:
651 Guests and 27 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 ... 209 210 [211] 212 213 ... 407
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: CLOSED-50 Projects 2013--You Know You Can Do It!  (Read 479339 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
pinokeeo
Offline Offline

Posts: 7667
Joined: 08-Mar-2007

Try and try again.


View Profile
« Reply #2100 on: April 16, 2013 12:20:38 PM »

Ok, this project has been more than six weeks in the making.  It is made entirely from scatch, no kit.  The back, sides and headstock are walnut. the front is silk spruce, the neck and bridge are mahogany, the fretboard is purpleheart, and the nut and saddle are ebony.  All of the splines on the inside are pine.

It has nine coats of shellac on it.

Anyway, here is my latest project, a ukulele.





THIS ROCKS   Logged

50 projects- 12 done
alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Life is Moving Along Splendidly
Offline Offline

Posts: 31535
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Make all things!!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2101 on: April 16, 2013 12:32:24 PM »

It is gorgeous!  I love the back--the wood almost looks like zebra stripes!

Do you play or was it for someone else?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

pinokeeo
Offline Offline

Posts: 7667
Joined: 08-Mar-2007

Try and try again.


View Profile
« Reply #2102 on: April 16, 2013 12:47:21 PM »

It's for me, and I don't play, but I guess I'm going to learn. Cheesy

The wood on the back is called quilted walnut, and when I cut the pieces, I bookmatched them.  That means that the two pieces were cut from the same slice of wood and one was reversed so they are mirror images of each other.
« Last Edit: April 16, 2013 12:49:25 PM by pinokeeo » THIS ROCKS   Logged

50 projects- 12 done
rottenlittleboys
Offline Offline

Posts: 2326
Joined: 26-Jul-2005

Inspiration without application is moot.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2103 on: April 16, 2013 12:54:10 PM »

Oh that is beautiful pinkleo. I love the sinuous lines and the curve onf the back.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

cursive_queen
« Reply #2104 on: April 16, 2013 01:28:06 PM »

I can't believe you made your own Ukuele Pinokeeo

Congrats Trina - hope you're feeling better
THIS ROCKS   Logged
underthemountain
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 12400
Joined: 23-Feb-2006

my brown eyed girl


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2105 on: April 16, 2013 01:54:09 PM »

Wow!  That ukulele is gorgeous Pinokeeo!  I'm going to show it to my hubby when he gets home.  He'll be so jealous!  Handmade ukuleles are the best.  I'm still trying to finish my cigar box uke.  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

kittykill
Global Moderator
Guest Blogger
Needlework Moderator
Occasions and Holidays Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 31895
Joined: 25-Sep-2004

I got 99 problems, but a stitch ain't one.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2106 on: April 16, 2013 01:54:24 PM »

That is so crazy cool!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

meleriffic
Global Moderator
Clothing Moderator
Toys, Dolls, & Playthings Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5940
Joined: 05-Jan-2009

Avatar by Cris Ortega


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2107 on: April 16, 2013 02:04:59 PM »

That ukulele is amazing. You should give it it's own thread if you haven't already.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Craftster has gone mobile!  Read the big news here!
bookstorebabe
Offline Offline

Posts: 3047
Joined: 11-Oct-2006

Girl Genius! Kaja&Phil Foglio


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2108 on: April 16, 2013 02:19:01 PM »

*jawdrop* That's impressive!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"If you're going to go for tech that doesn't exist,think Willy Wonka,not Hoover!" Firefairy@craftster
<a href="http://StudioLTD@etsy.com.>StudioLTD"</a>| Couponcode CRAFTSTER 10%
<a href=https://www.etsy.com/shop/HipsterHive?ref=shop_sugg>HipsterHive</a>|
http://www.pinterest.com/studioltd6
greybird
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

<3 birds <3
Offline Offline

Posts: 2932
Joined: 12-Jul-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2109 on: April 16, 2013 02:38:07 PM »

Beautiful ukulele! 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

formerly Avesthel
---

50 in 2015
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 ... 209 210 [211] 212 213 ... 407 Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Ramen Noodle Stir-Fry
How to Make Sticky Rice and Eggs with Jalapenos
How to Make Simple Fried Rice
How to Make Asian Buffalo Wings
How to Make Sautéed Orange Chicken
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Lamp Transformation
Book Review: Handmade for Baby
Tute Tuesday: Warm Those Piggies!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.