First Ukulele

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Project by Gwfly posted 08-01-2013 02:14 AM 1417 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first ukulele concert size made of tiger maple. Blood wood fret board and walnut saddle plate. Learned a lot for the next build in Koa.

-- gwfly

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#1 posted 08-01-2013 02:40 AM

A very beautiful instrument. I hope you get a lot of pleasure from playing it.

-- Howard, South Australia

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#2 posted 08-01-2013 09:47 PM

Another fantastic creation! Awesome work with the wood. Great job!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#3 posted 08-02-2013 03:43 AM

Looks very well built. Does it play as good as it looks?

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#4 posted 08-02-2013 07:15 PM

awesome job!

-- Florida50

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#5 posted 08-05-2013 05:02 PM

Great work on that good looking instrument. Like the tiger maple, quite attractive.

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#6 posted 03-11-2014 01:09 AM

So had I looked first I would have seen this was your first less than a year ago. Well I still would like to know your advice for someone just trying it for the first time. Your lathe projects are wonderful! Congratulations on your bowls and vases.. beautiful

-- David, Norwood Mass,

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