Evening all!I've not posted a build here before, so bear with me if I get it wrong, ok?This is the second uke that that I've constructed out of an old acoustic guitar, that used to belong to my…Continue
"Thanks everybody for your kind comments - it's really great to receive such encouragement!
I use the yellow aliphatic wood glue throughout. It grabs in a few minutes, but takes several hours to reach full strength. I deliberately…"
"a really nice job congratulations, hows the sound? are you happy with the end result (sound) ? I am impressed as I make a few tenors (beginner) and for me its 'hit or miss' depending on timber used as to the…"
"That's great to hear!
Well, the 8-stringer is settling in nicely. I'll have to reset the action to lower the strings a little, but that's not a biggie.
It makes its debut at the local uke club tonight...
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
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!