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Pete Howlett
06-26-2010, 09:25 AM
In the past year I have had 8 students build ukuleles under my direction over a short period of time . The course is tailored to your needs and I'm as 'hands-on' as necessary. This build was a half and half because Koy was unsure at some stages of it. I think it was because he was using what for him were familiar metalworking tools, using them as if he was going at metal instead of wood.

Nevertheless the end result was brilliant. Power, sustain and good even tone across the fretboard plus a stunning visual look... I would sell this out of my workshop for $1000+

Background noise on the vid is the air exchange filter and dehumidifier. Remember my offer to bring this to a location near you.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tw9SRqO08Sw

zdiver7
06-26-2010, 08:35 PM
He built a beautiful uke! I love the grain in that wood, if you have a chance to get some close up pics that would be awesome!

How about coming out to San Diego, California for your next extreme build course?? :) It would be amazing to learn and get tips from you in person Pete!

Dusepo
06-26-2010, 09:58 PM
I'd love to take part in a course if you ever set one up in London.

Pete Howlett
06-27-2010, 03:23 AM
That's very parochial of you :) Why not come to Wales? It's God's country you know...

Dusepo
06-27-2010, 03:46 AM
That's very parochial of you :) Why not come to Wales? It's God's country you know...

I'd love to. I have family in Wales and am a quarter Welsh myself, but don't drive and so would be a big job.