Latest home-made uke

The sound you hear is the instrument itself — cheap tambourine body, solid black wattle top and bottom, Qld maple neck, Huon Pine veneer on head-stock, rosewood bridge. my usual untidy work.

Published in: on November 22, 2015 at 3:08 pm  Comments (1)  
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Another Tamborlele (Sopert or Conrano size)

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Another Black Box ukulele

I had a week’s holiday, and used some of it to make this ukulele. This time I used a wood branding/burning tool to create fret-position markers.

Published in: on July 13, 2014 at 5:24 pm  Leave a Comment  
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BlackWattle ukulele

The black-box uke…

Published in: on July 6, 2014 at 2:09 pm  Leave a Comment  
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DIY Blackwood (wattle) ukulele

This is my home make ukulele with very thin top wood (1.3mm thickness on average). It is also very loud if strummed vigorously. At the moment I’m playing safe and not tuning it above F Bb D G.

Published in: on June 21, 2014 at 7:09 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Yet another homemade ukulele

This homemade uke has a huon pine top, a Queensland maple neck and headstock, a rosewood bridge, all based around a cheap tambourine body.

Published in: on June 1, 2014 at 6:12 pm  Leave a Comment  
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A Timborlele? DIY Uke

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The ‘Gourdulele’ is here!

This is my latest homemade uke.

Published in: on April 9, 2014 at 4:26 pm  Comments (1)  
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Tamborlele II

My latest creation…

Published in: on March 29, 2014 at 9:58 am  Leave a Comment  
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The Tamborlele Demo

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