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Blue Haze Cigar Box Ukulele Number 4

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Project by drbyte posted 12-22-2010 10:43 PM 2189 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Blue Haze Ukulele Number 4. Romeo and Julieta ‘Rothchilde’ Cigar box. Cherry neck with walnut fretboard. Gold plated hardware and gold alloy frets. Lexan saddle abd brass rod bridge. Mahogany sound-hole trim ring. Lexan nut. 15” ‘Concert’ size scale. Very playable and all the gold looks pretty good. Peizo pickup under bridge in the neck. This one is already sold, to be delivered shortly. It was finished 2010-11-06. Been too busy building to post lately but everything is now caught up for the holidays. Hope all you LJ’s have a great Christmas and Happy New year.

-- Dennis, WV





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#1 posted 12-23-2010 01:25 AM

That is just very cool, nice idea and good work

-- Norman

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#2 posted 12-23-2010 01:34 AM

heh, this one is very cool!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 12-23-2010 01:36 AM

This is a variant of the art form I have underappreciated. I really admire the approach.

I am a foremer musician (1960s) and would love to try out one of these cigar box instruments

best of the season to you

-- DonH Orleans Ontario

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#4 posted 12-23-2010 03:46 AM

Hi Dennis;

Very unique! Great job.

Lee

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#5 posted 12-23-2010 06:42 AM

Thanks for the great comments LJs.

-- Dennis, WV

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#6 posted 12-23-2010 06:49 AM

Nice work Dennis. How does it sound?

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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#7 posted 12-23-2010 04:18 PM

Ray (I’m a son ‘Ray’ too): It sounds prtty much like a small ukulele. The ukes sound better with the small box than the guitars acoustically. Thanks.

-- Dennis, WV

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