View Full Version : Deluxe Travel Ukulele

09-07-2016, 01:40 PM
I built a concert version of this ukulele last summer. This summer, I decided to do a tenor version with a couple of extra bells and whistles.


It has a 17.5 inch scale length.


The bridge has a piezo rod pickup wired to the endpin jack.


Instead of friction tuners, I used banjo style 4:1 ratio planetary geared tuners.

See the major steps of this project and hear a demo:


09-08-2016, 12:59 AM
Daniel, as ever its always good see what you are making. Its a really great video, it must have taken you a while to make it. There are all kinds of ukes and uke makers so I hope this will inspire some to have a go.

Matt Clara
09-09-2016, 02:50 AM
Well I'll be damned if it doesn't sound fantastic. Nice bit of work there, very creative.

09-09-2016, 05:21 AM
I think it's fantastic, but you already knew that :). I built a concert one this last spring.

09-15-2016, 12:05 AM
This is great Daniel!

Thanks for sharing :)