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MiguelPSenent
11-13-2013, 06:17 AM
Hi there!

First of all, I want to thank all the people who contribute to this forum, which I have extensively used to look for information about ukulele building. You have enabled me to acomplish it!

Here I post an album with some pictures of the process and the finished uke. It's a soprano, and I'm pretty impressed that it sounds properly!
I hope you enjoy looking at them :)

My own ukulele picture album (http://www.flickr.com/photos/miguelperezsenent/sets/72157637636194874/)

Woods: Madagascar rosewood back and sides, spruce top, mahogany neck and ebony fingerboard and bridge.

The Big Kahuna
11-13-2013, 06:38 AM
That's awesome, Miguel. You should be very proud of yourself.

Uncle Rod Higuchi
11-13-2013, 06:53 AM
The sides are beautiful.

any pictures of the back?

Looks great! I hope you're happy with the sound.
It looks beautiful!

keep uke'in',

Peterjens
11-13-2013, 07:13 AM
So this is why I can't find any clamps at Home Depot - you bought them all. :)
Great job. You should be proud of yourself.
The 'uke is attractive. Any sound samples?

ksquine
11-13-2013, 07:29 AM
Looks pretty sweet.

flyingace
11-13-2013, 07:59 AM
Nice! Did you already have a shop and tools or was this a class/workshop? I wish I could build one someday!

Barbablanca
11-13-2013, 08:33 AM
Looks lovely? How does it sound? Video! Video!

Beau Hannam Ukuleles
11-13-2013, 09:08 AM
Congratulations on your first uke :)

Everyone should get a prize if they hand make something.

Good on you for being a creative soul. Keep it up

The Big Kahuna
11-13-2013, 09:50 AM
Congratulations on your first uke :)

Everyone should get a prize if they hand make something.

Good on you for being a creative soul. Keep it up

I hand-made a bird-feeder.









Ok, I drilled some holes in a log and filled it with lard. Still...where's my prize?

resoman
11-13-2013, 10:13 AM
I've made a few bird feeders and some of them look like ukulele bodies :wallbash: