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  1. Really interresting, Thanks :)

    Really interresting,
    Thanks :)
  2. Thread: Veneer softener

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    So if i resume : 1 - spray both side and wait 40...

    So if i resume :
    1 - spray both side and wait 40 min
    2 - wiped it down with a rag to remove surplus
    3 - bend the waist
    4 - spray a little more and put it in foil envelope
    5 - finsh bending
    ...
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    My copy arrived few day ago, love it, with a lot...

    My copy arrived few day ago, love it, with a lot of little tips that i will use on my project :)
    Very useful
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    I'll will send you my book by post so you will...

    I'll will send you my book by post so you will cross out and correct over the text :D Thanks Pete :)
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    Thanks for the thread. Like Paul, i built my...

    Thanks for the thread. Like Paul, i built my first uke in my house with just some traditional tools (trying to make some other...but not really efficient :D) so i'm just buying it for learn good...
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    Hi, I'm not a luthier, so i buy last year the...

    Hi,
    I'm not a luthier, so i buy last year the stewmacs kit's for a concert uke with some starting tools. It was a fantastic experience for learn how assemble a uke and a little more (fretboard,...
  7. Thread: Rbee ukes

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    Thanks Tim! I will try it :)

    Thanks Tim!
    I will try it :)
  8. Thread: Rbee ukes

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    Hi Tim, If i understand well, you bend the...

    Hi Tim,

    If i understand well, you bend the waists using this tool (by putting the side on a hot steel tube and use your device)
    And after that, you bend all in the mold? (in my case, this : ...
  9. Thread: Rbee ukes

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    Hi everyone, I made 2 tests and i don't...

    Hi everyone,

    I made 2 tests and i don't arrived to bend the side.
    The second test was better, yet as you can see , it's crack in the second curve, near to the neck :...
  10. Thread: Rbee ukes

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    Ok thanks a lot Sven :) I will do your method :)

    Ok thanks a lot Sven :)
    I will do your method :)
  11. Thread: Rbee ukes

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    Thanks, Sven. This is the vids i Saw this...

    Thanks, Sven.
    This is the vids i Saw this afternoon and i noticed that he use simple water.
    Thanks a lot for all details. It's really useful.
    I understand why you don't use a lot of water, so i...
  12. Thread: Rbee ukes

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    Thanks Sven, in all the vids like this one ...

    Thanks Sven,
    in all the vids like this one

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwb78H7oCTc,

    it spray and wait 10 minutes before bend. But they spray with venneer softener (supersoft2).
    Is it...
  13. Thread: Rbee ukes

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    Hi, I'm working on my uke and i arrive to the...

    Hi,
    I'm working on my uke and i arrive to the bending of the side. I will use a heat blanket so i made a mold and a solera.
    Yet, in several vidéo maker and luthier use veneer softener (supersoft2...
  14. Thread: Rbee ukes

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    Thanks jardin, it's also what i think :)

    Thanks jardin, it's also what i think :)
  15. Thread: Rbee ukes

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    Hi, I would like to work on the table , yet i...

    Hi,
    I would like to work on the table , yet i plan to make a rosette. Just a linen of padouk , not a Big rosette.
    So, is it better to reduce the table to the target thickiness (1.8 mm) before to...
  16. Thread: Rbee ukes

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    Hello! Just some pics, i've finish the back with...

    Hello!
    Just some pics, i've finish the back with braces :
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    Thanks for your advice during the placement, it was useful (also the video from Beau :) )

    Next step : work on...
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    Thanks for the advice Sequoia. i plan to use it...

    Thanks for the advice Sequoia. i plan to use it in addition of a U clamp place on the center (this sytem will make pressure on the exterior of my bridge)
    ... i have a lot of month to work on my uke...
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    Really interesting method! Thanks a lot! i will...

    Really interesting method! Thanks a lot! i will try it on my build, thanks!
  19. Thread: Rbee ukes

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    Thanks Sequoia! i'll work on it :)

    Thanks Sequoia! i'll work on it :)
  20. Thread: Passing it on

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    i'm agree! i follow a lot of builder / luthier on...

    i'm agree! i follow a lot of builder / luthier on instagram and facebook. I allow me to understand your skill, experience, etc. and why ukulele from a luthier / builder is so different that others....
  21. Thread: Rbee ukes

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    Hi, I made two version A - with the second...

    Hi,
    I made two version
    A - with the second brace to the middle
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    B - With the second brace little more up. I think this release is better :
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    What do you think ?

    Thanks for...
  22. Thread: Rbee ukes

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    Thanks sequoia, i will love it to the middle of...

    Thanks sequoia, i will love it to the middle of the total lenght
    :)
  23. Thread: Rbee ukes

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    Thanks Sequoia, I understand :) Do you think...

    Thanks Sequoia,
    I understand :)
    Do you think this retake will be ok?
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    or need to move more lower the braces ?

    Thanks,
    Raphaël.
  24. Thread: Rbee ukes

    by Rbee
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    Hi every one, I work on my project, yet i need...

    Hi every one,
    I work on my project, yet i need some advice concerning the back braces.
    First of all, i designed my uke with only two braces and the initial thickiness of the back was 1.8 mm....
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    Eh Tim, I'm actually thinking about this tool....

    Eh Tim, I'm actually thinking about this tool. What grip do you use ? Because i used professional tool at m'y work for reduce the thickiness of the back, side ans top , yet it's too big for the...
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