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My Brothers Christmas Present

So... I go this idea really way too late last Christmas.  I was going to make my brother a Uke.  I have been toting a Cigar Box around for…

Started by George Fitzgibbon

6 Oct 26, 2016
Reply by George Fitzgibbon

CBU Avo Uvezian Tenor Uke

Avo Uvezian box, these are a cool box with music notes embossed in them.  Music note sound hole, laminated neck sort of violin style, piece…

Started by Kigar

5 Jul 8, 2016
Reply by Greg Thompson

Triangular Concert Uke

My second uke, concert size as I progress from soprano to tenor.  Inspired by the Fluke and Flea, made from drawer pieces for the body and…

Started by Kigar

4 Jul 8, 2016
Reply by Greg Thompson

First Build

I just strung my first build. Learned a lot, and really enjoyed the process. Thanks to all who replied to my n00b questions.

Started by B. Kirkwood

2 Apr 13, 2016
Reply by B. Kirkwood

Assembly Order

I have got most of my components together. I'd like to know what some experienced members think about a timeline for putting this baby toge…

Started by B. Kirkwood

3 Mar 29, 2016
Reply by B. Kirkwood

Neck length

Hello all. First time builder here. I want to build a tenor CBU. Does it matter at which fret the neck joins the body? My cigar box is 9"x7…

Started by B. Kirkwood

3 Mar 29, 2016
Reply by gary sheldon

reversed tuners on a uke - advise wanted

After drilling the tuner holes on my latest project, I think it would look better with the tuners backwards - meaning the post is pulling a…

Started by Kigar

3 Feb 23, 2016
Reply by gary sheldon

New to Uke!!

Hello all!!  My local music store has a ukulele club that I would like to try as I have never played one and they seem fun. I want to make…

Started by jeffrey ross

19 Feb 17, 2016
Reply by Habanera Hal

Great little video!

Watch “The Ukulele Luthier” on @Vimeohttps://vimeo.com/115412633

Started by Wade

2 Feb 8, 2016
Reply by rusty case

Fretboard attachment

Yesterday I spent about 10 minutes removing a fretboard that had been attached to the neck with doublebacked tape.  I had also clamped it d…

Started by gary sheldon

3 Feb 8, 2016
Reply by rusty case

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Started by Brown Water Jerry (Rice). Last reply by Kigar Mar 21, 2020. 1 Reply

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String choices: nylon vs. steel

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My Brothers Christmas Present

Started by George Fitzgibbon. Last reply by George Fitzgibbon Oct 26, 2016. 6 Replies

CBU Avo Uvezian Tenor Uke

Started by Kigar. Last reply by Greg Thompson Jul 8, 2016. 5 Replies

Triangular Concert Uke

Started by Kigar. Last reply by Greg Thompson Jul 8, 2016. 4 Replies

First Build

Started by B. Kirkwood. Last reply by B. Kirkwood Apr 13, 2016. 2 Replies

Assembly Order

Started by B. Kirkwood. Last reply by B. Kirkwood Mar 29, 2016. 3 Replies

Neck length

Started by B. Kirkwood. Last reply by gary sheldon Mar 29, 2016. 3 Replies

reversed tuners on a uke - advise wanted

Started by Kigar. Last reply by gary sheldon Feb 23, 2016. 3 Replies

New to Uke!!

Started by jeffrey ross. Last reply by Habanera Hal Feb 17, 2016. 19 Replies

Great little video!

Started by Wade. Last reply by rusty case Feb 8, 2016. 2 Replies

Fretboard attachment

Started by gary sheldon. Last reply by rusty case Feb 8, 2016. 3 Replies

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