Here’s the beginnings of a turtle shell ukulele. All the wood on this except the dark wood at the tuners is cherry, and the dark wood is cocobolo. It will get a rosewood fretboard and saddle, and a bone nut and bridge when all of the parts get here. Don’t worry, I couldn’t hurt a turtle. This shell came from an online taxidermy seller that gave me his word that the turtle was already gone by the time he got the shell.
Today I built a cigar box ukulele for a friend of mine to take with him when he heads off to New York in a few weeks. The neck is maple, the nut and bridge are bone, and the fretboard … Continue reading →
Kristen, her sister (Jessica), her sister’s boyfriend (Matt) and I went for a nice walk in the woods today. We found a nice chunk of coal along some old railroad tracks. Also there was this GIANT burl growing on the … Continue reading →
Here’s a tiny set of bellows. I originally made them to check the set of plans I have ,just to make sure they work, before building a full size set. They ended up going to good use at a friends … Continue reading →