Ol' Bookie's been at it again. Just finished a 3 stringer for myself a bit ago. Made the box from native Iowa cherry with a birch bottom. The neck is walnut striped oak topped with Ben's golden skull tuners. Dan May over in Colfax donated all the wood for the project just to keep me out of the taverns. It goes without saying that most of the little components are Ben's. It's tuned open G and the piezo pick-up does need a pre-amp to tone down the Red Dog resonator! 4 pics for your consideration.

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Comment by Uncle John on March 30, 2022 at 8:45am

Will message you. 

Comment by Steve Bookout on March 29, 2022 at 5:47pm

Hi John!  Thanks for the kind words.  Building a couple of ukes at the moment.  Both will be different, and one will be another bizarre example of one of my brain cramps. When you coming up this way?

Comment by Uncle John on March 29, 2022 at 7:20am

Loving this one, Steve!

Comment by 3 String Blues on March 22, 2022 at 5:34pm

totally cool!

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