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Still Water Weapons
01-27-2016, 03:19 PM
Here is a cabinet I built to keep a uke handy and humidified. It is made of red Oak, I turned the dowels for the corners and the handle from Paduak. There is weather stripping around the lid and two neodynium magnets keep it closed tightly. So far the humidity level is too high. I may have to close off part of the humidifier.

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UkerDanno
01-27-2016, 03:26 PM
Wow! Very nice! But, what if you have 6 ukuleles?! ;-D

Still Water Weapons
01-27-2016, 04:37 PM
I can make more. :)

They're modular!

kohanmike
01-27-2016, 08:05 PM
I converted a bookshelf to a humidified uke display. Used weather sealing tape all around the inside seems, Lexan doors with magnetic latches. It can hold about 8 tenor ukes. There are two water trays on the lower shelf with covers that I slide open or closed to control the humidity, stays between 45 to 55% all the time.

http://www.kohanmike.com/uploads/1 Shelf.jpg

Camsuke
01-27-2016, 08:49 PM
Here is a cabinet I built to keep a uke handy and humidified. It is made of red Oak, I turned the dowels for the corners and the handle from Paduak. There is weather stripping around the lid and two neodynium magnets keep it closed tightly. So far the humidity level is too high. I may have to close off part of the humidifier.

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Very nice work, well done!

Peace Train
01-27-2016, 10:24 PM
I like what you guys came up with. Have either of you considered adding a dehumidifier to maintain constant humidity?

vinceherman
01-28-2016, 02:14 AM
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87820

I do like the work and looks on your cabinet. Great job!

Still Water Weapons
01-28-2016, 02:17 AM
I like what you guys came up with. Have either of you considered adding a dehumidifier to maintain constant humidity?

Haven't considered that. Hmmm

Still Water Weapons
01-28-2016, 02:19 AM
Add this :-)

87820

I do like the work and looks on your cabinet. Great job!

I like the cut of your jib sir, and I would like to subscribe to your newsletter. :)

cml
01-28-2016, 02:19 AM
Here is a cabinet I built to keep a uke handy and humidified. It is made of red Oak, I turned the dowels for the corners and the handle from Paduak. There is weather stripping around the lid and two neodynium magnets keep it closed tightly. So far the humidity level is too high. I may have to close off part of the humidifier.

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Gorgeous! And it will display your uke very well I am guessing, how about a pic with it :)?

photoshooter
01-28-2016, 05:08 AM
Queue Jaws sountrack;
"We're gonna need a bigger cabinet!"

Nice work!
We subscribe to a similar, stress-free lifestyle;
-woodworking… check
-woodturning… check
-ukulele… check

Combine all three and…life is good. :)

wickedwahine11
01-28-2016, 05:10 AM
That looks great, nice job. I used to have a ukulele cabinet (actually it might still be in the storage area of our garage) for when I lived in a drier climate. It worked very well but I never had weather stripping, that would have been a good addition to it.

Still Water Weapons
01-28-2016, 07:07 AM
Queue Jaws sountrack;
"We're gonna need a bigger cabinet!"

Nice work!
We subscribe to a similar, stress-free lifestyle;
-woodworking… check
-woodturning… check
-ukulele… check

Combine all three and…life is good. :)

Now if I could just get paid for all three!!

bonesigh
01-28-2016, 02:07 PM
Wow, it's gorgeous! Well done! Looks a whole lot better than my cheap Ikea cabinets are going to look like (when I get 'em done). They're almost there. I got a crack in one of my favorite ukes! So that got me crackin' on the project!!~

kohanmike
01-28-2016, 02:10 PM
I like what you guys came up with. Have either of you considered adding a dehumidifier to maintain constant humidity?

I find I don't need one, the water trays work so well, I only have to fill and adjust them a few times a year.

Ukejenny
01-29-2016, 04:49 AM
It looks beautiful!

Still Water Weapons
01-29-2016, 07:10 AM
Thank you!:o