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gerardg
05-20-2016, 04:54 AM
Hello dusty crew !
Just finished.
"Grand Concert Compact".
Mango / flamed mapple bookmatched body (radiused back), 406 mm. scale .
14 th. fret joining neck.
1.5 mm. thickness top.
Cedar neck with ultra strong carbon tube stringer.
Sort of French finish, with Danish Oil, 14 steps.
From #400 grit to #2000.
Rosewood less than 3 mm. thick fingeboard with madolin frets.
Nut and saddle in 60 years old recuperation ivory.
"Crossing strings" type koa bridge.
Grover Sta-Tite 6b tuners, gently sanded buttons to have "ebony look".

All the pics and building story in the web site :

http://gg-ukuleles-artisanaux.eklablog.com/

Thank's.

Gerard.

9125691257

Vespa Bob
05-20-2016, 01:04 PM
C'est magnifique! (Don't reply in french, as that's about all I know!)

Bob

Jim Hanks
05-20-2016, 01:52 PM
Tres bon! (And that's about all the French I know :D )

gerardg
05-21-2016, 07:50 AM
Thank's a lot, Messieurs.
:)

Bob Long
05-21-2016, 10:15 AM
Super clean! Lovely pics! What is crossing strings?

gerardg
05-21-2016, 10:24 AM
Thank's Bob.

See here for " crossing strings bridge" :confused:

http://www.pohakuukulele.com/pages/t_pinless.html


Super clean! Lovely pics! What is crossing strings?

Domiuke
05-21-2016, 10:45 AM
Beautifull !

mainger
05-21-2016, 01:52 PM
Beau boulot! :D

Vespa Bob
05-22-2016, 04:18 AM
Thank's Bob.

See here for " crossing strings bridge" :confused:

http://www.pohakuukulele.com/pages/t_pinless.html

Also called a string through bridge.

Bob

gerardg
05-28-2016, 07:17 PM
Hello !
Thank's for inquiry messages.
But this ukulele isn't for sale.
Simply because it is already sold...
But thank's again for these kind personnal messages.
Bye.
Cheers.
Gerard