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Ukeffect
07-06-2009, 09:20 AM
Hey have any of you dealt with this guy on e-bay?http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&item=200359024566 He looks to be legit, and his instruments sound good...just asking before UAS takes hold of me again!:D

Patbot
07-06-2009, 11:50 AM
Those look pretty cool!
heck i'd get one, they look legit to me too

UkEdman90
07-09-2009, 09:21 PM
nice find! going to get one :D

Denno
07-10-2009, 01:57 AM
Omg I want one so bad!!! Not that I need one, but I like the style of em. :)

faithtruthlove07
07-10-2009, 03:36 AM
he looks alright, i'll take one too while you're at it. my address is...
:P

mrUKETOBER
07-14-2009, 08:36 PM
i came across him today ! i want that tuxedo one in the corner of his 2nd pic

allthumbs
07-16-2009, 07:44 AM
Jay is the guy's name. The Tabac tenor with the K&K is the one he built for me and I am very happy with the Uke. Jay is a great communicator and will custom build to your wishes, no matter how off-the-wall they may be. Google Tiny Gutars to see more.

WhenDogsSing
07-16-2009, 08:06 AM
Here is a link to his website:

http://tinyguitars.tk/

I just Emailed him for info on how to get one made...:D

Ukeffect
09-11-2009, 06:08 AM
Update, I took the plunge and have one made (several projects like this at the moment...next stage of UAS). Here are some photos of the progress, it's almost done! Yeaaaay!
http://i653.photobucket.com/albums/uu257/bruce_2009_01/tabaccbuke1.jpg
With the neck roughed out and the Tabac cigar box chosen...Tenor scale

http://i653.photobucket.com/albums/uu257/bruce_2009_01/cbuneck2.jpg
http://i653.photobucket.com/albums/uu257/bruce_2009_01/cbuneck1.jpg
http://i653.photobucket.com/albums/uu257/bruce_2009_01/cbuneck3.jpg

Neck further done, Brazilian cherry...Sycamore fretboard...Abalone dots...Amber and gold Gotoh tuners!

Ukeffect
09-11-2009, 06:11 AM
Further progress on the Tabac uke...
http://i653.photobucket.com/albums/uu257/bruce_2009_01/CBUtabac.jpg
Parts to go yet, Tusq nut, bridge w/Tusq saddle, Aquila strings and electronics! Soon, my precious!

Matt Clara
09-11-2009, 07:51 AM
For $100, I don't think you can go wrong!

cornfedgroove
09-11-2009, 08:27 AM
yeah, Jay is great builder, player and all around good guy

you cant go wrong

Spooner
09-11-2009, 10:44 AM
Hey have any of you dealt with this guy on e-bay?http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&item=200359024566 He looks to be legit, and his instruments sound good...just asking before UAS takes hold of me again!:D


Is it me or does using the Holy Bible as a uke neck rest seem wrong? :eek::p

shimpiphany
09-12-2009, 07:48 PM
Is it me or does using the Holy Bible as a uke neck rest seem wrong? :eek::p

i think the fact that its a kincade edition bothers me more.

Ukeffect
09-17-2009, 04:41 AM
Ta Ta DA DAAAAA! It's ready and getting shipped my way! Jay did a great job (I think he fell hard for this one)! Total cost including pickup, all the custom work and set up with shipping $165.00!
Here's a sample video!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3UNVibs6E8

Thanks Jay...you Rock!!

psesinkclee
09-17-2009, 09:47 AM
Very nice!!! Is that box wood or one of those ones that are more like very stiff cardboard material? Did you get to choose the box too?

cornfedgroove
09-17-2009, 10:34 AM
this is one I'm working on right now...I'm hoping she turns out. There are a couple "first times" on this one

2699

2700.

still gotta shape the heel, make soundholes, do the electronics...touch ups etc

Ukeffect
09-18-2009, 03:28 AM
Very nice!!! Is that box wood or one of those ones that are more like very stiff cardboard material? Did you get to choose the box too?

Yep, I got to choose the box and he has a lot to choose from. The Tabac cigar boxes are Spanish cedar with a paper wrapper. A lot of the top end cigar boxes are like that, Jay uses only wooden boxes in his instruments! He just emailed me and says my gurl is on the way...WOOOT!

Stevelele
09-18-2009, 09:59 AM
that Jay's work is first rate. This is now mine--I couldn't be happier: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cz0JytEqWE

J Holla
09-18-2009, 07:33 PM
this guy is talented... i want one soooo bad:D