Drilling a big hole in my ukulele...

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I'm starting to get "cold feet". It's not that I'm incapable of doing a good job, I love my ukulele and once I do it, there's no going back...
 

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I think the hardest thing will be to not melt the plastic or gum up the sanding drum.

You can do this.
 

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Brian Griffin has a step by step way to cut a sound hole on the side. You could search his blog or message him.
griffinukuleles.com
 

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Do it!

My experience is that is will make the sound louder... for you, the player, anyhow.

My example: a Luna concert that I bought with a forklift hole punched into it. Of the several Lunas like it in my classroom, this one sounds best.

Not suggesting you use a forklift to make the hole though... just saying that I think it's a good idea, and that I'm considering the same idea with my Fluke tenor... I guess you can order a Fluke from the factory this way now.

But I have a Foredom flex shaft tool I use for lapidary work. Sounds like a no brainer...

And what the heck: Just put a new set of strings on while you are at it... You deserve a fresh set as a reward for your bold decisiveness...