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gerardg
07-19-2014, 10:15 PM
Hello the dusty crew !
See here my latest uke.
Soprano Santo style, 347 mm scale.
Mahogany radiused back & sides, flammed mapple top.
Brasilian cedar neck, with carbon tube stringer (neck thickness
around minimal and cressent moon shape) .
Herringbone Martin inspiration in rosewood fingerboard.
Mandolin frets, waverly ebony tuners.
French finish with Danish Oil (14 steps before polish).
All the pics (with close up) and the building story on my website.
See you.
Gerard
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resoman
07-20-2014, 05:14 AM
Very nice! I'd love to hear this one

ksquine
07-21-2014, 04:47 PM
Very pretty uke. :drool:

gerardg
07-21-2014, 06:38 PM
Thank's for word.
A friend of mine,
great and fine uke player,
is going to do some video(s) these several weeks to come.
Stay tuned.
Bye,
Gerard.

gerardg
07-30-2014, 10:05 AM
Video of a friend of mine playing the Santo here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sAAnYQ3CBc

ericchico
07-30-2014, 10:12 AM
Nice Uke, clean lines. Im interested in the Danish Oil finish. I was looking at it for a Tru Oil substitute.

HBolte
07-30-2014, 10:17 AM
Video of a friend of mine playing the Santo here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sAAnYQ3CBc

He makes every uke sound good! :)

gerardg
07-30-2014, 10:30 AM
Test report and (in french) and nice pics here:

http://ukulele-forum.fr/index.php?topic=2795.0

srpompon
07-30-2014, 11:39 AM
very clean lines... love the style.

congrats.