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Thanks Jon. The Sea Turtle was the logo for a tenor uke my son and I built for one of his college friends as a graduation present. She, like him, was a Marine Biology major whose passion is for turtles. I think it was well received
- Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:10 pm
- Forum: Other Stringed Instruments
- Topic: I finally did it, my first instrument from scratch
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- Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:47 pm
- Forum: Jam Session
- Topic: Last MIMF Newsletter from Deb: So Long, It's Been Good To Know Ya!
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Thanks so much Deb for everything you've done to keep the forum lively and alive. Your efforts are truly appreciated. Best wishes for your new endeavors!
Kevin, a couple of years back I was lucky enough to take 2 online inlay classes right here on the forum. It was a great experience and we learned a lot about creating nice inlays. It is not as hard as you might imagine. I'd recommend you start by reading Larry Robinson's book, "The Art of Inlay". As...
I haven't used the walnut for necks, only backs/sides/headplates. But sure, make the top of walnut as well. Personally I'd still recommend mahogany for the neck and perhaps try walnut for the fingerboard. Looking forward to seeing what you do with it.
Andrew, in case you do come back here looking for a reply: Thickness does depend somewhat on the materials being used. Ukuleles should generally be built pretty light, meaning fairly thin, but if you're using cedar it is pretty soft and I'd go a bit heavier than if using all hardwoods. All that mean...