Eukalele for my grandkids

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Project by Zipsss posted 07-18-2015 02:22 PM 899 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

it started as a rubber band flat piece of plywood guitar, but slowly it got better and became an acoustic four string Eukalele. The body is 1/4 inches plywood and the sides is leftover pine from an old IKEA bed, the other parts are some pieces of mahogany leftovers. After some tuning it sounds pretty good, and the girls love it.

-- Zipsss

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#1 posted 07-18-2015 02:25 PM

Great looking instruments.

And the musicians seem to be enjoying them.

When is the band being organized?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#2 posted 07-18-2015 02:56 PM

These are nice looking and the kids sure do look like they love them.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 07-19-2015 12:34 PM

Pretty serious project for kid’s toy. At least some use of IKEA. Beautiful instruments!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 07-19-2015 03:49 PM

Might be a 2-piece sensation in the future.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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