I recently discovered some of the shops that sell cigars have scraps of thin veneer that comes in the Oliva cigar boxes. Cigar smokers use them to light their cigars avoiding a chemical taste. I…Continue
Ikea has some nice 10 inch walnut bowls with flat sides. A little pricy at $20 but they are probably tall enough to make two banjos if cut in half. Made with 1/4 inch plywood but very sturdy and…Continue
I finished my first build and it sounds and plays great. I used threaded rod for the nut and bridge but decided to change them out with something nicer. Made new nut and bridge with 1/8 brass rod…Continue
"Since it's raining I'm starting on mine today. I saw you only used 13 frets. I'm leaning in that direction since I probably won't ever play above the 12th fret anyway.
Looking forward to meeting you in…"
"Very nice Steven! My first build was the same Oliva box and even after twenty more builds I still like playing it. I've been wanting a tenor uke and never would have thought to build one from the Oliva box. Guess that's…"