"My neighbor and I made 2 bass ukuleles. The bodies were fibreglass, cutaway with an arch back.
The necks were hand shaped out of Canadian RockMaplewood. We used Black Hearted Saffaras tone wood for the tops, hipshot tuners with dreadlock strings,…"
"Thanks for your Birthday wishes Ted, caught up with some of my friends from years gone bye, together with my twin brother Richard and our wives. Great afternoon at the Bribie Island RSL Club. My friend Gus finished the Bass Ukuleles last week, still…"
"Well given the facilities and tools to work with you are doing ok.
I one of those blokes that just goes out and buys the tools and source the gear on the net. I spoilt.
Also lucky to have a master cabinet maker living next door who has a big shed…"
"I would suggest you plug the holes , we usually put a nice exotic timber veneer on the head of the neck, it a cheap option and looks great. The three cigar box ukuleles for the grand kids are just about finished, just waiting for the bridges pick…"
"I buy heaps of stuff from China and never have a problem, most of the gear is Freight Free to Australia, i have attached aphoto oif the tuners I bought from China the cost $15.28 AU, landed in Aust , The hipshot cost $80.00US PLUS FRIEGHT.
My friend Stu, tried our UBASS players Bass at BUMS ( Brisbane Ukulele Masters) last week , Cath has White strings on her Bass, he thought they were very sticky and the sound was,t clear. My UBASS has the Black Thundergut strings as…"
I'm Bruce from Sandstone Point ( Near Bribie Island), Queensland Australia
Lovely Black Bad Bass.Bruce
We have had a project on the go for some time now, sill have to sort out the saddle and pick ups
What strings and tuners did you…"
"My name is Bruce, thanks for your help Ted, I'm a mad ukulele player and have five ukes. My neighbor is a master cabinet maker and boat builder, he has made some beautiful ukuleles. Now we have started a project to make two bass ukuleles, we…"
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I play the ukulele, I have five, a lovely Kala Solid Acacia Soprano with Black Orcas fluro strings, Kala Mahogany, cutaway tenor with pick up, Lanakai 8 string Tenor, Fire Fly Banjo uke , and a beautiful Leho thin body Splated Maple tenor with pick up ( My favorite)
My next door neighbor has made fiberglass tenor ukes, je still has the mould and we wanted to make a bass ukulele.
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