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barefootgypsy
04-01-2015, 11:57 AM
I got a lovely hand-built solid mahogany uke today from luthier Dave Morgan of DJ Morgan Ukuleles of Dudley, West Midlands. It's beautiful.... everything perfect! This chap deserves to be better known! He's on here - Dave Morgan..... 78019780207802178022

Debby
04-01-2015, 12:13 PM
Congrats! It's beautiful!

deschutestrout
04-01-2015, 12:23 PM
Wow! That is a very nice looking uke!

Dan Uke
04-01-2015, 12:50 PM
Nice looking instrument. What size is it?

Camsuke
04-01-2015, 12:57 PM
Great looking ukulele Lesley, congratulations!

bird's eye view of my ukelele
04-01-2015, 01:07 PM
that looks gorgeous, look forward to seeing and hearing it in action in a uke vid soon!

mm stan
04-01-2015, 01:33 PM
Congrats L
on your new beauty.. was this the exciting thing you were mentioning.. cool :) Happy Strummings

CeeJay
04-01-2015, 02:14 PM
Very nice indeedy.

You were talking about a getting a new uke at Gilsland as I recall...is it a Concert or a Soprano...I remember you were considering a Concert as being a bit more comfortable .....??

Doc_J
04-01-2015, 03:13 PM
I got a lovely hand-built solid mahogany uke today from luthier Dave Morgan of DJ Morgan Ukuleles of Dudley, West Midlands. It's beautiful.... everything perfect! This chap deserves to be better known! He's on here - Dave Morgan..... 78019780207802178022

Congrats! It's great to support your local luthiers!

barefootgypsy
04-02-2015, 06:28 AM
Nice looking instrument. What size is it? It's a concert! I should have said, sorry!

barefootgypsy
04-02-2015, 06:29 AM
Very nice indeedy.

You were talking about a getting a new uke at Gilsland as I recall...is it a Concert or a Soprano...I remember you were considering a Concert as being a bit more comfortable .....?? Yes Chris, I'm much more comfortable with concert size, really. I can't put this one down!

Ukejenny
04-02-2015, 12:48 PM
Gorgeous! That wood is just glowing! Concert is my sweet spot, as well.

cpmusic
04-02-2015, 02:08 PM
That's some beautiful mahogany! Congrats!

Nickie
04-02-2015, 05:04 PM
Very pretty, even the bridge! Congrats!

barefootgypsy
04-03-2015, 10:12 AM
Congrats L
on your new beauty.. was this the exciting thing you were mentioning.. cool :) Happy StrummingsThank you Stan! Yes it is... I'm thrilled to bits with it, such a high level of craftsmanship and expertise there. Nothing to disappoint! Happy strummings to you too, my friend!

barefootgypsy
04-03-2015, 10:15 AM
Very pretty, even the bridge! Congrats! HI Nickie! Yes, you're right, the grain in the rosewood shows up beautifully, and really stands out in the bridge - something you wouldn't expect at all! Thanks for looking!