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Ineresting story about a homemade Uke.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerry Jordan Feb 22, 2021. 5 Replies

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Tags: Ukulele

Tuner knobs

Started this discussion. Last reply by JD Nov 8, 2020. 7 Replies

I would like to replace the plastic knobs on some inexpensive tuners with hand made wooden ones. Does anybody know a good way to squarish holes to fit the tuner shaft?Continue

Oil can construction

Started this discussion. Last reply by JD Nov 5, 2020. 4 Replies

I've seen some oil can builds where they made an opening in the back so they had access to the interior. I would prefer not to to do this. Has as anyone done it without the back cutout? Any feed back…Continue

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Dead "E" blues

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Feb 28, 2020. 11 Replies

I just strung this wine box upright  and I must say I am underwhelmed with the results. The D and G string are okay but the E and A are dull, dull, dull.I can think of a few possible reasons for…Continue

 

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CBG'S MONDAY: "House of the rising sun"

"Good choice; Hilton Valentine, the guitarist for the Animals just died. I like how you have to find the melody hiding in a forest of another melody."
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Nro 56 1

"great collection."
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WOODEN BIGSBY ANYONE ?

"That's too boss."
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Del Puckett replied to JD's discussion Ineresting story about a homemade Uke.
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t-belly johnson replied to JD's discussion Ineresting story about a homemade Uke.
"Football heroes, movie heroes, comic heroes, guitar heroes..... My arse! These are heroes!"
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Uncle John replied to JD's discussion Ineresting story about a homemade Uke.
"Wow.  Great guy and story!"
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Soprano Travel Ukulele

"Great design."
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ATM #36

"I like everything about this."
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Box Drawing for Rick

"Only 3 for 5 cents. I'll take a quarters worth."
Jan 26, 2021
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CBG's MONDAY: "Ode to Joy" (L.W.Beethoven) ✌

"I agree with Uncle John; beautiful."
Jan 26, 2021

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