"Brian, thanks for the good words. This site is almost useless. Like you say, it is glitchy. Another thing about Doug Fir is, like concrete , it hardens with age. Try putting a nail in a 100 year old Doug Fir plank. Good luck.
"Yea those are looking great Gary! Douglas fir is a tough one, tougher than the commercial white Fir from the big box stores. Sometimes with the Firs, if I don’t check both sides of the planks, I end up with a super knotty one :)"
"Edit doesn't seem to work either. Anyway, a big thanks to taffy for figuring out that I was using Visual. I built 4 of these ukes in the galley of my sailboat. The necks were made of laminated Douglas Fir, plenty strong for a concert uke. The…"
"BTW Tiff, a huge thank you for realizing that I was using Visual.
I built 4 of these. The necks were made of Douglas Fir, laMINated in 1/4" thick strips. The fir is plenty strong for a concert uke neck. The wood was excess lumber from the…"
"Hi Greg, in the photo this uke is 8x8x3 and has a scale of 14 1/2". It's a Tenor. Where the bridge lands is important, so I hope this gives you an idea.
The instrument is very loud and when blind testing you would swear it was a real uke.…"
Welcome, check out the Resources tab for build/play info and join some groups located in the Posts tab? Forum is for questions and Blog posts are for sharing your build processes? Site has a glitch, here’s the trick: