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krabbers
09-29-2014, 06:59 AM
http://youtu.be/6QE7cvjKcB8

Freeda
09-29-2014, 08:27 AM
Nice! Is it already finished or is it bare wood?

hoosierhiver
09-29-2014, 08:48 AM
Great another big corporation jumping on the ukulele bandwagon.

Moore Bettah Ukuleles
09-29-2014, 09:13 AM
What does he mean "Do it yourself"? It's all done for you! haha
It's a big world, there's room for everybody.

Rob-C
09-29-2014, 09:47 AM
It's a low-price project aimed at people who don't have loads of tools or equipment. I'm all for it.

RPA_Ukuleles
09-29-2014, 11:04 AM
Grizzly has been selling their kit (for about $25) for years.

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actadh
09-29-2014, 11:08 AM
There will still be people like me that prefer not to DIY.

ksquine
09-29-2014, 12:51 PM
Doesn't sound too bad. Too bad they did all the fun building steps for you already

PhilUSAFRet
09-30-2014, 06:15 AM
Wow! krabbers got licks........nice demo. Thanks

fynger
10-01-2014, 02:06 AM
Nice video....thanks

krabbers
10-13-2014, 05:28 AM
dont think it would have sold so well if had been called "GLUE THE NECK ON THE BODY"
just a bit of fun plays ok like a cheap boxwood uke. no biggie

krabbers
10-13-2014, 05:29 AM
thanks Rob for seeing it for what it is,

WATCH OUT I GOT GLUE

krabbers
10-13-2014, 05:40 AM
Great another big corporation jumping on the ukulele bandwagon.
I really wouldnt give it the time of day Mike
it was a gift, to me and Caroline from her daughter it was fun to put together nothing more
I know what i would choose to play any day of the week
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krabbers
10-13-2014, 05:42 AM
Grizzly has been selling their kit (for about $25) for years.

71388

yeah looks like the same thing, excellent for somebody who has nothing to do on an afternoon.

krabbers
10-13-2014, 05:44 AM
Nice! Is it already finished or is it bare wood?
its bare wood they say its fun to decorate im gonna leave it , I wouldnt want to upset any uke painters,

me steal no thunder

just having fun in a sad world

Pete Howlett
10-13-2014, 08:51 AM
I thought I had posted here Mike but it didn't load. Well done and shame on the rest of you for nipping at his heels. Everyone has to start somewhere and this was an honest attempt to show it. This is not the way to encourage a true amateur who is having a go!

Booli
10-13-2014, 09:37 AM
Anything that gets more folks playing is a good idea in my book.

For those that might want more of a 'raw' building experience, with assembly from a box of precisely measured and pre-cut parts, needing only some glue and a screwdriver, there's also the Wolfelele (http://www.wolfelele.com/).

http://sitebuilder.vpweb.ca/vp/util/image_preview.aspx?image_id=28559834&type=CustomerSiteUpload&trypng=1&width=200&croptop=0&cropleft=0&cropbottom=0&cropright=0%20title=

There are a few reviews here on UU (http://forum.ukuleleunderground.com/search.php?searchid=6556325) and on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wolfelele).

Also, Ukulele Player Magazine did a review (https://duckduckgo.com/l/?kh=-1&uddg=http%3A%2F%2Fforum.ukuleleunderground.com%2Fs howthread.php%3F46974-The-Tenor-Wolfelele-Uke-Kit-Teaser-Review) and Mickey Maguire (Pippin here on UU) also has a video review and sound demo:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLhq9Loa5Fo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLhq9Loa5Fo

I have not yet built one personally, but a Wolfelele is on my list. I like ukes that are 'different' in some way.

moetrout
10-14-2014, 08:31 AM
I thought I had posted here Mike but it didn't load. Well done and shame on the rest of you for nipping at his heels. Everyone has to start somewhere and this was an honest attempt to show it. This is not the way to encourage a true amateur who is having a go!

I really appreciate your comments Pete. I bought 2 Grizzly kits so my daughter and I could put them together. If you do it right it takes more time that you would think. I think these kits are great for kids especially. they have to learn a little bit about how a stringed instrument works.