View Full Version : Cross Grain Spruce?

12-06-2015, 03:13 PM
Where do you guys get the cross grain spruce for the back seam? I have tried searching this site and google, looked on LMI, StewMac, and RC Tonewoods. Is it available as bracing material or do you have to make your own from a top set?

12-06-2015, 04:46 PM
I get most of mine from www.Hanalima.com, However I believe RC Tonewoods and some of the regular luthier supply retailers sell it as well.

Michael Smith
12-06-2015, 04:49 PM
I make my own but I use the same material the back is made of. I like the look.

12-06-2015, 04:51 PM
I'm still making my first uke and cut my back graft strips from the end of the board for my top.

12-06-2015, 05:50 PM
Thanks guys, guess I'll send some emails. I like the idea for using the back material as well.... Michael, I just checked your site - you make some beautiful art.....

Beau Hannam Ukuleles
12-07-2015, 03:35 AM
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