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Matt Clara
10-09-2009, 10:12 AM
I received my neck from Mainland, and it leaves plenty of room at the top to do your own shape, so I scanned it in and made up a couple, just to see what they'd look like. I quickly started developing ones well beyond my ability to make the cuts. Here they are, in no particular order:

The Batman
http://mattclara.com/misc/ukuleleunderground/hs/TheBatman.jpg

The Crest
http://mattclara.com/misc/ukuleleunderground/hs/TheCrest.jpg

The Czar
http://mattclara.com/misc/ukuleleunderground/hs/TheCzar.jpg

The Castle Tower
http://mattclara.com/misc/ukuleleunderground/hs/TheCastleTower.jpg

Matt Clara
10-09-2009, 10:13 AM
The King of Knaves
http://mattclara.com/misc/ukuleleunderground/hs/KingOfKnaves.jpg

The Night Owl
http://mattclara.com/misc/ukuleleunderground/hs/TheOwl.jpg

And The Comb Over
http://mattclara.com/misc/ukuleleunderground/hs/TheCombOver.jpg

Any favorites I should try my hand at? I could practice some, I guess!

cornfedgroove
10-09-2009, 10:44 AM
3, 6 & 7

I like the banjo style one too...w/o the point though

bbycrts
10-09-2009, 10:49 AM
I really really like the night owl!

GX9901
10-09-2009, 11:12 AM
I like the Batman!

vahn
10-09-2009, 11:19 AM
comb over is my vote

Pete Howlett
10-09-2009, 02:07 PM
This is not a good idea is it? You'll will have so many opposing opinions - trust your own judgement.

dave g
10-09-2009, 02:37 PM
comb over is my vote

x2 --------- :)

Blrfl
10-09-2009, 03:07 PM
Offset the comb-over to the center, round off the corners and you've got soft-serve ice cream.

(Oh, wait... That's been done (http://www.boingboing.net/2006/05/04/dairy-queen-ukulele-.html).)

--Mark

Ronnie Aloha
10-09-2009, 03:49 PM
comb over is my vote

2nd. In reality most of the points are probably too sharp to be durable but slight revisions would make them work out great!

hoosierhiver
10-09-2009, 05:49 PM
They are all cool!

haole
10-09-2009, 05:57 PM
The comb-over is sweet! Sorta reminds me of a Rickenbacker bass.

Matt Clara
10-10-2009, 11:32 AM
This is not a good idea is it? You'll will have so many opposing opinions - trust your own judgement.

Just having a little bit of fun.

seeso
10-10-2009, 11:51 AM
They're all awesome, but the comb over rules.

Matt Clara
10-11-2009, 05:55 PM
I like the Night Owl, The Castle Tower, and The Comb Over. In case anyone is interested in trying his or her own, here's the "blank".

http://mattclara.com/misc/ukuleleunderground/hs/headstockblank.jpg

Thanks to everyone who replied.

mokai
10-11-2009, 06:09 PM
I like the Night Owl, The Castle Tower, and The Comb Over. In case anyone is interested in trying his or her own, here's the "blank".

Thank you for the blank. Greatly appreciated.

Matt Clara
10-12-2009, 03:40 AM
Offset the comb-over to the center, round off the corners and you've got soft-serve ice cream.

(Oh, wait... That's been done (http://www.boingboing.net/2006/05/04/dairy-queen-ukulele-.html).)

--Mark

That's a uke made by Dave Talsma, who lives not too far from me here in Michigan

http://www.davetalsma.com/dq.htm

He's got his share of creativity, and then some!

http://www.davetalsma.com/gallery.php

RevWill
10-12-2009, 05:16 AM
I like the Czar. It transforms the uke from happy, gentle instrument to deadly weapon.

Blrfl
10-12-2009, 05:28 AM
That's a uke made by Dave Talsma, who lives not too far from me here in Michigan

http://www.davetalsma.com/dq.htm

Thanks for the link. I'd seen that on Dave's web site before but couldn't pull his name out of my brain or Google.

--Mark

JBennett
10-13-2009, 11:48 AM
Combover is great.

"combover-obrien"