Karl G. Siewert
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Shell (abalone? mother-of-pearl?) as nut/saddle material

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bad Finger (Eric) Apr 10, 2012. 5 Replies

I'm planning for my second build. I used bone for the nut and saddle of my tin uke, but I have another idea for this one.Following up on a "curb alert" on Craigslist, I picked up some wooden panels…Continue

Fretting about my frets: Spiraling wire around neck?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Mar 17, 2012. 27 Replies

My first build is a banjo ukulele based on a rectangular cookie tin. I want to fret it, because I want to use this instrument to learn to play the uke.I originally planned to do zip tie frets, but my…Continue

Tags: fretting, spiral, wrapping, wire, frets

Seeking advice Re: tin box body - bridge design, reinforcements, sound holes.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lonman Mar 17, 2012. 15 Replies

I'm building my first instrument. It's going to be a tenor ukulele, which I'm calling a "banjolele" because the box I'm using is a rectangular tin that once held Whitman's candies. It measures 10" x…Continue

Tags: banjo, banjolele, ukulele, soundholes, bridge

 

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