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Dusepo
07-01-2010, 06:18 AM
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Timbuck
07-01-2010, 06:47 AM
That one reminds me of the famous "Barnsley Fighting Ukulele".... I think "Les Paul Guitars" are built like that as well.

Timbuck
07-01-2010, 08:41 AM
Aren't all solid body electric built this way, just without the middle hollowed out?

Never heard of the 'Barnsley Fighting Ukulele'. Got a link?

Description of a Guitar or Uke thats bomb proof ... words of "Mike Harding Lancashire Comedian" now a BBC radio presenter.

thistle3585
07-01-2010, 12:17 PM
Rigel mandolin cut their bodies from a slab. The interior was coved and the exterior was radiused. There are pictures of it here. http://www.rigelinstruments.com/publish/tour.shtml

Ahnko Honu
07-03-2010, 11:59 AM
Richardo Salazar still makes his Jaranas in the traditional way carved from solid stock:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEq9Rd6VxRM

thistle3585
07-06-2010, 05:07 AM
Here's another interesting link from luthier Wm. Cumpiano. http://www.cuatro-pr.org/Home/Eng/Instrmus/Artisanry/Making/Cumpiano/cumpianothin1.htm