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From The Ukulele Shed

12-21-2016 09:36 PM by Texcaster | 5 comments »

These photos are of work by the participants in a Uke building class I’m overseeing. This is a government work for the dole program. Most of the people had no prior interest in woodwork or luthiery. Some still don’t. The only power tool we use is a bench grinder. Some have learned how to grind an edge and then hone it. My biggest triumph is getting them to use a bench hook to cut to length and then trim square with a plane. They just do it now as a matter of course. These photos are decoration of kit ukes for the Salvation Army. Melissa’s jigsaw pattern inspired the finger board and headstock design for one of the handmade, from scratch, real instruments. Two i...

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