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« on: April 17, 2013 06:37:19 AM »

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.





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« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2013 06:56:25 AM »

VERY nice...my father is a luthier, so I know how much goes into one of these Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2013 07:05:22 AM »

This absolutely floors me! You are a wood working magician. I love the wood on the back - it almost looks like tiger stripes Smiley.

Thanks for sharing. This ROCKS!
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« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2013 07:42:45 AM »

I'm so glad you gave this it's own thread. I'm in awe that you made your own ukulele. It's beautiful.
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« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2013 07:55:55 AM »

This rocks!  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2013 08:03:25 AM »

Wow!  Amazing!
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"This Rocks" it out!  Pinokeeo...you AMAZE me!!
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« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2013 08:22:18 AM »

Wow,

If it sounds as good as it looks it must be a real gem. I love the walnut back it's very tactile. You are so talented!
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Wow!  You have skills!  This is amazing!
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« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2013 10:02:47 AM »

Wow, I can't imagine making anything this complicated.  Fantastic job.
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