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At 5:49pm on September 8, 2011, the anonymous pick said…

hi  shelly . here is the info  on the martin uke i have .

At 4:19am on June 23, 2011, Slowpaw Steve T said…
T'was a pleasure, Shelley! looking forward to your next piece (-:
At 9:13pm on June 20, 2011, Mojo Perry said…
Those songs you said you'd love to play on are getting released July 20th.  I hope you like the Artwork!!  I totally envy you for being overseas, however, I will be there by the end of summer.  We should jam!! ~  Mojo
At 10:11am on May 7, 2011, Jess said…
Thanks for the comments Shelley.  The Camacho amp is the result of my unwillingness to cut up the box for speaker opening, etc., and it worked out quite nicely, and sounds great, too.  I hope to attempt a uke in the near future, and I hope I can pick your brain for basic details, e.g., scale length, number of frets, and other important stuff.  I really appreciate your creativity and the results produced.  Have a great day, Jess.
At 9:24am on May 6, 2011, Jess said…
Shelley:  It is easy to see your graphic arts ability in your creations.  Stop by my blog sometime ( and let me know what you think.  Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
At 5:23pm on March 25, 2011, Denys Lord said…
Shelley to answer your question about the bottle cap piezo's I buy them like that, they are made in Canada
At 10:08am on March 17, 2011, Heidi Harris said…

Oh! Hello, Shelly!!! :) &thank you, I really enjoyed yr videos a lot, I hope all is well!! Take care.


At 3:49pm on February 24, 2011, paulr66 said…
Hi Shelley,will you be posting any knew vids on here..???..Kindest regards Paul.
At 1:14am on January 27, 2011, James Hank...AKA Jim-man said…
Hi Shelly, yes thats the one. Do you have any measurments for the design? I did play one. it had a awesome loud booming sound like one would expect from a good quality uke. My understanding is that Sam Kamaka made many of these ukes. I saw one on e-bay a couple of monthe ago. I'm getting materials together to make a few of these uklele. I have 5 of the correct boxes now. regards, James
At 1:55pm on January 23, 2011, Servaas (Der Groovemeister) said…

Hoi Shelley, Dank voor je leuke reactie. Ik kom waarschijnlijk op 3 feb even kijken in de Unie. 27 feb weet ik nog niet of ik kan. In wat voor bezetting speel je dan? Met band of duo?



At 5:41pm on November 22, 2010, Leo Gabriels 1290031 said…
Saterday whe are flying to Leichester (UK) to see the last show from Ben Prestage , together with Ian Siegal .
In June Ben is gonna play two weeks in the Netherland and Belgium . There is a big chance that Chickenbone John is gonna play with him . If you don;t know Ben Pretage , go on U tube and you find some nice movies, Did you send me a message with another name?
At 9:37am on November 21, 2010, Leo Gabriels 1290031 said…
Hello Shelley; just want you to know that whe are trying to do that cigarbox festival , next year. Theo Looijmans from RootsBlues and myself did a tour with Ben Prestage (florida) and whe want to do something with Ckickenbone John from the UK. Its a few years in my mind !and i cant get it off.
By the way just back from the Missessippi ,Helena (ARK) -Clarksdale - Leland -
Learn some blues , and who knows???
Leo ;
At 5:28am on November 14, 2010, leonardo blues said…
thanks for add lady......
At 11:36am on November 13, 2010, Keni Lee Burgess said…
I was looking at your post of the antique roadshow CBG. Thanks for posting. I always enjoy seeing the real deals. They definitely over valued it. If it was complete and fully functional, yes, but in it's condition maybe $250 tops. Enjoy.
At 11:06pm on October 28, 2010, ProfWaldo said…
I learned a lot from my grandfather and my father unwittingly allowed me to learn even more by ruining his tools. My grandfather once told me, after I ruined something,
"You're not a good craftsman until you learn how to fix all of your mistakes"
It would be nice to build just what I want to build, every day. But gosh-darn reality n' bills keep gettin' in the way. ;-)
At 8:45pm on October 19, 2010, ProfWaldo said…
Don't waste your time Shelly, I've had 57 years to figure out who I am and I'm still not sure that I'm sure. YT? That's short for Yucatan. Although some people on the net use YT as an abbreviation for youtube.
Moniker ?...did I say that ? I'm sorry, I wear tri-focals...huh, my mistake.
Ya' know, I could be mistaken. It's quite possible there's another uke-playin', uke-buildin',
woman livin' in the Netherlands that bears some similarities with you. Strange, cuz' I usually have a good memory. Well, I admit it's really short..., but it's good. Okee-Dokee then, uhm...sorry to intersturb you. Nice meetin' ya' tho', take care. :-) Wally
At 7:59am on October 19, 2010, ProfWaldo said…
Hey, good to stumble across you here Shelly. You may or may not remember the odd little man from YT, Profwaldo. Well, I've come-out of the cigar box and dropped the monicker. Great minds think alike I guess, ha-ha-ha. Have fun n' take care ! Wally :-)
At 12:48am on October 19, 2010, Carl Suta said…

Thanks for being my friend. You are awesome on your videos. I just started playing the Ukulele and absoulutely love it. Of course i dont have the voice of an angel like you. keep up the good work.

At 3:58am on August 30, 2010, Marvin Wayne Troxel said…
Thanks! Lovin that uke u made also, think I might have to give it a try.
Great song as well, you sing it nicely
At 8:04pm on August 26, 2010, Jared King said…
Have you recorded anything I can purchase to support your efforts? Thanks to your blog and inspiration, I'm planning on building a washtub bass, and one of my next two builds is going to be a uke.

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