So I am still working on my first cigar box guitar. I thought I was about done, but then discovered I’d been not paying enough attention to instructions (the ones for the first guitar in Mike Orr’s book) and ended up with too small a headstock, with the nut way too close to the first tuner. There was no way it’d string up correctly. I tried a screw as string tree to help with that, but with…Continue
Just a little under two weeks ago I was still working on completing my first stringed instrument, a Grizzly ukulele kit, and I starting thinking, what next? Came up with an idea, sketched it out, decided to build a quickie prototype first.
The "Uke Onna Stick" will be a solid-"body" electric soprano ukulele. "Body" in quotes because there won't be much of a body... just basically an elongated neck.
I threw the prototype together last week. I electrified it over the weekend,…Continue