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Started by Wade. Last reply by Chuck Cobillas Jun 20, 2013.
Has anyone tried fishing line to string up their ukes? How about guitar strings? Please let us know your preferences.
Started by Ted Crocker Mar 11, 2011.
From Jumping Flea - great site to check out! StringsStrings are ornery topics for most uke players. You can start an…Continue
Tags: Explained, Strings, Uke
Started by Buttermilk Music aka Norm Oct 3, 2010.
My friend Barbe posted this on her facebook page 2 days ago... I offered her twice what she paid for it. I asked her, "Deal or no deal?" she said, "No Deal Howie!!!" Wow! that's a 100% profit whatup…Continue
Tags: ukulele, kamaka
5 String 4 course Ukulele.
This is one almost done. Will finish up tomorrow.I made the neck longer so I can get to the 18th fret easy because I play cord melody style. Brick house box. flamed cheery neck. Zebra wood fret board. Bone nut, buffalo bone bridge. gold hard ware.I leveled frets and strung it today. Will put up finished pictures tomorrow.
Slowly, but surely...I'm getting this thing done. Ash sides bent in a homemade jig and a purple heart back.
Ready for the top (Spanish Cedar) and neck.
This link to add pics
Well, it was above this line when I was typing it in....next to the link box....
The second box above this line is for photos. Click on that.
cant figure out how to add my photos.
I LOVE building and playing ukuleles. I've build about six so far in all scales and even a couple of steel sting tenors. I mostly finger pick but I really love how accessible some of the really interesting jazz chord are on a uke. Stuff I would never attempt on guitar.
Yep, I built a pair of 2 stringers for my grandchildren with hockey stick necks, turned out pretty neat. I need to post some pictures.
When I get the strings on it I will post a picture..but I used a hockey stick for the neck...has anyone else used one of these?
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