Hi all,I thought I'd post a few pics of my banjo uke that I built last year, using a cheap (£12) tambourine from Amazon, an idigbo neck, and hardware from Ebay.'Loud' is the best word to describe…Continue
"Here's one for consideration.....
OK, so it's not for anyone but me, but this 6-string reso travel guitar started life as a scrap 12-string acoustic.
Having spent a long time in a friends (very damp) shed, I sat the body by a radiator for…"
Hi all,I've made a couple of ukes in the recent past, using bodies made from cut-down folk guitars, and very successful they are too!Well, another old folk guitar turned up, and being past redemption, I thought I'd have a bash at making a mini resonator 6-string.All the hardware came via Ebay, including the resonator.I took pics along the way, so I hope you enjoy them!TimThe old folk guitar donated the sides and back.…See More
"Inspired by this thread I've just completed a neck for a 'normal' 6-string guitar, using an adjustable truss rod within a laminated neck.
The guitar had yet to be completed, but it looks OK so far!
I taped little bits of card to…"
"Beautiful job. I have a couple tambourines Ihave been meaning to adapt for quite some time now. One of them is a 6”. I will probably try leaving the jangles on one of them just to see if it might add to the sound in a good…"
Hi all,I thought I'd post a few pics of my banjo uke that I built last year, using a cheap (£12) tambourine from Amazon, an idigbo neck, and hardware from Ebay.'Loud' is the best word to describe it. I'm in a couple of local uke groups, and this instrument has the dubious honour of being the loudest banjolele in the area!Tim…See More
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I'm not a talented player - just a strummer, but I've always enjoyed fabricating things for everyday use; cars, model aeroplanes, etc.; far more rewarding than just going and buying a mass-produced item!