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CGU string height

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mr.melo Jan 29, 2014. 1 Reply

Hi AllSo I finished the Fairy Dust Cigar Box Uke and strung it up. I think the strings are set a little high but I'm not sure.The bridge is bone and I was wondering. Should I file the slots down so…Continue


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How to build a Fairy Cigar Box Ukulele and Flat Rat house. (Part Two)

Posted on January 28, 2014 at 5:46pm 1 Comment

Cut a 2"x2" strip of Maple. Rough cut shape of neck on bandsaw and fine tune with rasp, file and sand paper.

Have Flat Rats check it for quality control.

Cut hole on box top and then glue top on cigar box using books and magazines to…


How to build a Fairy Cigar Box Ukulele and Flat Rat house. (Part One)

Posted on January 28, 2014 at 5:45pm 0 Comments


Cigar box

Large slab of maple

Fretboard, bridge, nut, tuning keys, fairies and strings from

Two Flat Rats…


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