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Started this discussion. Last reply by mark68 Oct 12, 2014. 6 Replies

Had a go at using a thin veneer, after a couple of weeks, it rippled up. Any suggestionsContinue

pyrography fretboard

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bad Finger (Eric) Jun 26, 2014. 8 Replies

Without sounding stupid, as Im not  Luthier just  a bloke with glue , wood and lots  of ideas,but can you do a little light pyrography on the fretbored lm looking at burning  creeping Ivy style up…Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by Primitive Acoustics Jul 1, 2015. 12 Replies

Distressing...I'm thinking of doing a small painting/picture on my next...any suggestions on distressing it after...?

varnish,polish or bare wood

Started this discussion. Last reply by TN Twang Jul 2, 2015. 17 Replies

I'm chuffed to my latest pinky plonk ukukele, however the mahogany neck is bare, should I varnish, polish or leave bare. I did use diesel on my last but im not sure.....any advice


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At 5:00am on June 10, 2014, jabes said…

hi mark ,funny that you should see them in the paper, nice people, they came over our way for a bit of camping and played a free gig in our local (the cornhill inn Rhayader) and came back a couple of weeks later for a paid gig. i happened to drop in with a new build to show my mates and they bought it ..i'd only finished it the day before.

At 1:21pm on June 4, 2014, jabes said…

hi Mark, that uke's coming on nicely

i see you're from Dudley, do you know 'Empty Can'- they bought one of my guits a few months ago

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