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Review by MsDebbieP posted 675 days ago 1560 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This book review is from the June 2012 issue of our LumberJocks’ eMag

Fox Chapel Publishing is donating another book for a free draw! (See below for details)
Make Your Own Ukulele
And.. a bonus: Learn to Play The Ukulele

(photos from the Fox Chapel Website)

First of all – this is a “how to” to make your own musical instrument and that is cool! Next, the first several pages are picture after picture of unique ukuleles, including my favourite, “Kitten’s Uke” which has a piano keys silkscreened onto the soundboard.

After the inspirational photos, the book then moves into designing your instrument and choosing the right wood. The how-to process is then broken down into styles: the boxer, and an in-depth look at building the professional-grade uke. Finally it wraps up with a chapter on setting it up and playing it.

Then, this “how to” is extended in our second book – “Learn to Play the Ukulele”.
In this book you get an overview of the instrument, tips on buying and holding the ukulele, chords, and a variety of other tips including “when not to play”, and that’s not just when your loved ones say “enough”. AND – it comes with a CD!

For anyone interested in trying their hand at building their own musical instrument and/or ukulele, this is a great resource, full of tips, plenty of photos and step-by-step instructions.

WIN A FREE BOOK

One random draw winner will receive a copy of the book.
To enter your name in the draw, click here and answer the two easy questions.
Deadline: July 10, 2012

Another big thank-you to Fox Chapel Publishing for their continued donation of books for free draws here at LumberJocks.com.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)




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#1 posted 675 days ago

Kool! I remember my Dad having one o these. I don’t know whatever happened to it.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#2 posted 311 days ago

Wow….and to think playing the uke is on my bucket list…....since I can read, I guess I need to learn how to build it and play it next, huh?.....(grin).......lol.

-- Robin, NC

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#3 posted 306 days ago

yes indeed .. and we’ll be waiting for the video

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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