|Project by JamesVavra||posted 02-17-2011 03:34 PM||2800 views||3 times favorited||6 comments|
A good friend of mine is a Uke player (he played Tiny Bubbles at my wedding). In honor of the birth of his first son, I made him a cigar box ukulele. I also made one for myself – partly as a practice piece and partly because I think it looks pretty cool.
I purchased the Ukulele Kit from Grizzley and picked up a couple of empty cigar boxes from the local cigar shop. I grabbed some really nice wooded cigar boxes too, but the paper ones just looked more like a cigar box.
Finish (on the wooden parts only) is rattle can lacquer. The sound is ok, but, since I don’t play, I can’t really comment on it very well. I’m shipping his off today – I hope he like it.