Blue Haze Ukulele #11

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Project by drbyte posted 02-24-2011 11:15 PM 1610 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Blue Haze Cigar Box Ukulele #11. This is a very small box, approx. 6” x 6” x 1.25” deep. Although it is very small, it is very nice solid mahogany and has excellent sound, more sound than many of my larger ones. It is a very old box someone gave me. It is a Soprano scale, 13-9/16”, nut to bridge. Over all just about 21”. It’s just a little cutie but sounds good and is very playable. Cherry neck, open tuners, nickel-silver frets. Plexiglas bridge with a brass rod saddle. Thanks for looking!!

-- Dennis, WV

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#1 posted 02-25-2011 12:26 AM

Looks good how is the sound?


Steve with his 3 string

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#2 posted 02-25-2011 12:36 AM

Thanks. It just sounds like a small soprano uke! Pretty good in fact. The box resonates well.

-- Dennis, WV

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#3 posted 02-25-2011 01:42 AM

Dennis that is a great looking uke. I still haven’t completed one but I have gotten started. I’m just waiting on some tuning machines to arrive in the mail and I’ll be able to put it all together.

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"

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#4 posted 02-26-2011 04:43 AM

Thanks Zeke. Hope you get your parts soon and you will if you ordered from Gitty, he’s real fast with shipping stuff out. What size/scale are you making?

-- Dennis, WV

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