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    See this thread; ...

    See this thread;
    http://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/showthread.php?130610-Photobucket-again-fixed
    The Firefox fix works for Android devices. I devices still unknown.

    Direct link ...
  2. That is the chillest headstock I have seen in a...

    That is the chillest headstock I have seen in a while.

    Brilliant job.
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    There are specialist bendy plywoods, though I can...

    There are specialist bendy plywoods, though I can see my friendly boat building store has 1.5mm exterior grade hoop pine plywood that they put in the same category. ...
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    Sadly my little domestic grade 8 inch model has...

    Sadly my little domestic grade 8 inch model has the beam strength of wet spaghetti. A decent band saw has been on my wish list for some time.
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    I truly am an idiot

    I have watched this video several times. I know the things to look for. I put the crooked cutting for the last few weeks down to a blunt blade, a not tight enough blade, a not new blade, misaligned...
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    They do make different preamps for bass with...

    They do make different preamps for bass with wider radius for the surrounding mount if nothing else. The piezo rod is also longer.
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    Replenishing my stocks after a successful...

    Replenishing my stocks after a successful Movember.
    A concert length tin uke a concert length bicolour bandsawn bowl uke and a sopranino tin.
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    The back view of the bicolour. Note the...
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    Because forks are just too mainstream.

    Because forks are just too mainstream.
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    Interestingly looking at my holiday snaps this...

    Interestingly looking at my holiday snaps this Silver Oak (grevillea robusta) ukulele built in 1967 by Kamaka shows people have been looking at alternative timbers for a while.

    Grevillea robusta...
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    Hope Santa brought you all those nice new tools...

    Hope Santa brought you all those nice new tools you asked him for.
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    Kamaka factory tour photos. Silver Oak in 1967.
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    For me, best factory tour ever...
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    When I read threads like this I think of the poor...

    When I read threads like this I think of the poor Portuguese immigrants in old Hawaii cutting cane, dreaming of home. They think a bit of music from home would be nice. They scrape together some...
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    From NY
    Honolulu in the morning.
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    I have done a number of ukes with spit bamboo...

    I have done a number of ukes with spit bamboo toothpicks as frets.
    See step 8 of https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-ukulele-with-a-pocket-knife for how I did them.
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    If you are near an Ikea they have every...

    If you are near an Ikea they have every connection under the sun for a donation to UNICEF. Notionally spare parts for when the packing department forgets to put something in the box.
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    Flat pack furniture was invented by the Swedes so...

    Flat pack furniture was invented by the Swedes so ISO/metric measurement is the go.
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    They look pretty standard to me. Just put the...

    They look pretty standard to me. Just put the screw back in a few turns, not quite all the way and give it a gentle tap. I would have first tried with the back of the screwdriver.
    They look like...
  18. From the Florence academy of fine arts A piano...

    From the Florence academy of fine arts
    A piano guitar from around 1790 made in New York by Dodds & Claus. The string arrangement of 112223 courses has me intrigued as does the piano action which is...
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    Actually Dennis's site has a few koras on it....

    Actually Dennis's site has a few koras on it. Just put your suitcase where the gourd goes and you should be cooking with gas. I have only seen two koras live in action. One traditional gut and knot...
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    Curse you and this ridiculous North Korean music...

    Curse you and this ridiculous North Korean music YouTube binge you got me hooked into.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBgMeunuviE&sns=em

    Enjoy.
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    Very probably. You would need to make sure your...

    Very probably. You would need to make sure your frame was strong enough and the tuner mounting was suitably strong. A bolt or three of the right length and some spacers to resist the torque applied...
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    I just had a look at the build site and given the...

    I just had a look at the build site and given the rails are referred to as scrap hardwood and Denis's propensity to build anything out anything I would not stress it too much. By eye they look...
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    That looks so nice we may have to pull a Russel...

    That looks so nice we may have to pull a Russel Crowe on you and start calling you Australian.
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    Interestingly the notes don't say if they are just props or if they were used in performance. They certainly predate harp guitar and harp ukulele photos I have seen by a...
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    These are in the La Scala museum in Milan

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    They would not let me play with them
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