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miyubear
04-19-2013, 07:09 AM
I was thinking about having an orchid painted onto my ukulele. However, I heard that that lowers the sound quality?
I was wondering if it's true, and if it is, is there any other way to add a decoration onto my uke without affecting the sound?

Hippie Dribble
04-19-2013, 07:26 AM
http://inlay-stickers-jockomo.myshopify.com/collections/for-ukulele
http://www.inlaystickers.com/servlet/the-Ukulele/Categories

hibiscus
04-19-2013, 07:56 AM
Thanks, Eugene!

miyubear
04-19-2013, 02:03 PM
http://inlay-stickers-jockomo.myshopify.com/collections/for-ukulele
http://www.inlaystickers.com/servlet/the-Ukulele/Categories

That's awesome. Do you know if they'll do custom stickers?

quiltingshirley
04-19-2013, 04:03 PM
I have some of Jackomo's stickers and they look great. I also added the 10th fret bar sticker with my name.

fumanshu
04-19-2013, 04:21 PM
I don't even know that such stickers exist to decorate ukes!!!! Thanks for the infos!

https://soundcloud.com/baouke

jangann
04-19-2013, 05:08 PM
This is interesting!

http://laseritall.com/

I'd like blackbirds on mine.

The Monk
04-20-2013, 01:11 AM
I just ordered all the honu stickers Jackomo had listed. First because they look pretty cool, second because a string popped right at the bridge of my new Pono and put a gouge in the finish (never had that happen before, oh well). Better than one of the bullet hole stickers anyway.

ukuleledevo
05-27-2013, 04:23 AM
These stickers are a great way to personalize your instrument. They are virtually undetectable and Jocko has great customer service. They added a giveaway item that I had inquired about and shipped my items the next day.

These decals really freshens up the look of my uke. They are not expensive and removable if you have second thoughts. Take a look at their customer gallery, pretty inspiring. I say give it a try, my old uke looks more fun, more "mine"'; I am very happy with this product.

Nickie
05-27-2013, 09:53 AM
thanks guys! I just ordered a sticker to bling up my beloved but plain jane looking uke....

Chap
05-27-2013, 10:36 AM
I've also got to say that I don't think paint has any effect on the sound of the instrument, provided whoever is applying the paint doesn't put it on in great gobs.

Hammond
05-27-2013, 04:28 PM
I had some stickers on mine:) Just want to share with you
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kyote
05-27-2013, 06:02 PM
I wonder if wood burning would work on a uke?


https://www.google.com/search?q=wood+burning+art&client=firefox-a&hs=Isr&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=2SukUYvQKO7RigLvooD4Bg&ved=0CDwQsAQ&biw=1600&bih=761

experimentjon
05-27-2013, 06:49 PM
At one point, I had tried putting some guitar-sized fretboard stickers on my uke.

They came off shortly after.
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Will say that those inlay stickers are high quality though. And they do look great on a guitar--as I have put another set on one of my guitars. I'm sure the ukulele-sized ones look good on ukulele too.

consitter
05-27-2013, 08:06 PM
Here's my inlay "stickers" :)

http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=28056&d=1316151287

equina
05-27-2013, 08:12 PM
Here's my inlay "stickers" :)

http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=28056&d=1316151287

So loverly...

Hammond
05-27-2013, 10:06 PM
Here's my inlay "stickers" :)

http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=28056&d=1316151287

Nice picture.

ukeeku
05-28-2013, 01:36 AM
I painted the whole top of a uke with spray paint and 2 coats of clear. sounds the same

bonesigh
05-28-2013, 02:31 AM
We've used this before. Don't have many pictures. I'll have to remedy that. Anyway here is one that my daughter made for daddy for his Eleuke. How it looks all depends on one's artistic talent and steady hand. Talk about personalized (: I have also used a wood burner on a uke and it works great.
Also here is a link to ehow on window clings. I just buy the stuff at amazon that is actually window cling paint. I have not used fabric paint. Oh, yeah, peels right off to, no residue.

http://www.ehow.com/how_4780855_make-clings-out-fabric-paint.html
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gitarzan
05-28-2013, 04:57 AM
I used the Jockomo "inlays" to dress up my plain jane Lanakai LU21t. Turned out I only used the Rosette. The matching headstock sticker and fret board markers seemed over the top. Only the plain sound-hole seemed like it was empty.
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I wish they offered the abalone rosette with white piping instead of black. It would have looked better with the white edging.