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Ideas for a bass Uke Please?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wichita Sam Apr 22, 2010. 6 Replies

I have joined a an "oldies" uke orchestra and i think they need a bass uke and I am interested in making it (and playing it too) I want it to look "uke Like", I would prefer not to amp it, I am using…Continue

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Brian Lemin left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Re your comments on my tenor guitar build pics. 1.  Thank you, it was a lot of fun! 2.  I have since narrowed the neck a string spacing to a more traditional tenor Guitar spec. Easier to play for me. I have half a mind to build another…"
Dec 1, 2015
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"WOW Brian, lots to love - great job!"
Dec 1, 2015
Brian Lemin posted a status
"Hi, I have been making a tenor guitar. Very nice instrument for a four string player. Brian"
Dec 1, 2015
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Dec 1, 2015
Brian Lemin replied to LJ's discussion Fretting a Dulci?? same as guitar with frets skipped? in the group Dulcimer Village
"I have done the xl spreadsheets for DAC and DF#A as these are the two i have a need for at this time.  Like you say (EandOE) it was quite easy to use your work as a template (thanks). Please share them with any other needy soul like me if you…"
Mar 27, 2014
Brian Lemin replied to LJ's discussion Fretting a Dulci?? same as guitar with frets skipped? in the group Dulcimer Village
"You are right.  The uke really does some great chords even with only 4 strings.  The problem is that the dulcimer lives up to its "sweetness" and I am sure that romantic songs of the 30s and 40s will l sound good (then I will…"
Mar 27, 2014
Brian Lemin replied to LJ's discussion Fretting a Dulci?? same as guitar with frets skipped? in the group Dulcimer Village
"Yes, I did something of an apprenticeship on the cbNation, then i sort of moved over here with TC but then got into ukes and Carbon fiber instruments as well as 3 ply timber.  The result is that I have not been too active on either site but…"
Mar 27, 2014
Brian Lemin replied to LJ's discussion Fretting a Dulci?? same as guitar with frets skipped? in the group Dulcimer Village
"Just some pics of my dulcimers made by me over the years.  The native Australian flower decoration was done by a friend. Brian"
Mar 27, 2014
Brian Lemin replied to LJ's discussion Fretting a Dulci?? same as guitar with frets skipped? in the group Dulcimer Village
"I just want to say that i have studied the spread sheet and it meets so many of my needs.  It is a long time since i played dulcimer and 6+ was not around then so a few things have happened in the intervening time. Since then I have taken to…"
Mar 27, 2014
Brian Lemin replied to LJ's discussion Fretting a Dulci?? same as guitar with frets skipped? in the group Dulcimer Village
"Oh Rand, That is just great.  I am poorly music educated and have struggled with this.  The Jazz dulcimer (if there is such a thing) I made i left out the 8+ to my horror, but i have taken on board your thoughts on what frets should be…"
Mar 26, 2014
Brian Lemin replied to LJ's discussion Fretting a Dulci?? same as guitar with frets skipped? in the group Dulcimer Village
"I have put this together, but I am so mightily confused i wonder if you might run your eye over it for me please. Brian"
Mar 26, 2014
Brian Lemin replied to LJ's discussion Fretting a Dulci?? same as guitar with frets skipped? in the group Dulcimer Village
Mar 26, 2014
Brian Lemin joined Ted Crocker's group
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Building and playing dulcimers
Mar 26, 2014
Brian Lemin left a comment for Ted Crocker
"I gave one away and sold the other 90%completed.  No pics either.. Sorry!"
Feb 2, 2014
Brian Lemin replied to Bobby Ratliff's discussion Mini Bass Build on the way in the group Ukulele
"Both of mine are fretless.  Probably any other I make I will put frets on, but they work very well as is especially as I am a beginner bass player."
May 25, 2012
Brian Lemin replied to Bobby Ratliff's discussion Mini Bass Build on the way in the group Ukulele
"I have made two mini bass instruments (Ukulele)  I started with Ashbory strings and they were a pain.  The first string broke for no reason at all over night. I changed to the Pahoehoe strings and they are fine.  I bought proper…"
May 24, 2012

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Welcome to the Clubhouse! How did you hear about us?
From CBN
What instruments are you building or playing?
Cigar box hurdy gurdy. Onother 3 stringer too.

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Hi Brian, welcome to the Clubhouse! Happy New Year, glad you found us. A hurdy gurdy, you better keep us posted...

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