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  1. Thank you so much! I'll certainly try to :)

    Thank you so much! I'll certainly try to :)
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    This is beautiful! Really well played. And what a...

    This is beautiful! Really well played. And what a lovely uke, to boot.
  3. Wednesday Morning, 3A.M. by Simon & Garfunkel

    Once again, I dropped off the face of the earth! I haven't kept up with playing as much as I'd like since grad school is kicking my butt. But today while studying for preliminary exams, I decided to...
  4. Thanks so much! For most of it, it's 2-1-4-3-1-3...

    Thanks so much! For most of it, it's 2-1-4-3-1-3 (a little syncopated) on a low-G.


    Thank you! :)


    Yeah, several of his slower sad songs are quite good for uke. I've been listening to him...
  5. Pancho and Lefty - Townes Van Zandt ukulele cover

    Hey folks!

    I've been pretty absent here for awhile, but I've kept up playing open mics and writing music as much as I have time for along with my studies. I realized recently that I haven't...
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    She's finally arrived, and I can't put her down!...

    She's finally arrived, and I can't put her down! I'll hopefully put some videos together soon :) 103196
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    New (to me) uke day and a happy story

    Afternoon, UU!

    I've been absent from the forums for quite awhile, but I just wanted to give a quick update on the next big thing that's happened in my ukulele journey.

    Some time ago, I was on...
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    Great deal on a fantastic instrument!

    Great deal on a fantastic instrument!
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    Just sent my cancellation email. I kept hoping...

    Just sent my cancellation email. I kept hoping for a financial miracle, but with the freeze date approaching, I didn't want to inconvenience them with a late cancellation. I'm really quite bummed. Ah...
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    Unfortunately I'll have to wait awhile longer for...

    Unfortunately I'll have to wait awhile longer for mine, per the above post :) thanks for the thoughts, though. Hopefully someday I'll be able to come back to them and snag my dream uke.
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    I wouldn't be opposed to it if I could scrape...

    I wouldn't be opposed to it if I could scrape together the funds, but I need to get my financials with the car worked out first.


    They actually have the really great option of putting payments...
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    Unfortunately, it's looking like my excitement...

    Unfortunately, it's looking like my excitement was premature. I had some surprise car trouble that's put me in a tough financial spot. Unless a miracle happens, it looks like I'm going to have to...
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    Well, I've already been waiting for four years,...

    Well, I've already been waiting for four years, so I've had a lot of time to think about what my dream uke would look like. This ukulele will have literally everything that I've ever wanted in a...
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    Update: I chose my wood today! And man, is this...

    Update: I chose my wood today! And man, is this set gorgeous. Pictures are up on the uke tracker!

    http://www.myamoeukuleles.com/uketracker.php?trackingNumber=1863
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    Pretty sure that's what most of us do :)

    Pretty sure that's what most of us do :)
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    I think the difference is that no one actively...

    I think the difference is that no one actively makes fun of you for playing guitar or piano, so yeah, that tends to make us a bit defensive. We should temper it sometimes, but it's not without good...
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    I was contracted to teach lessons at a local...

    I was contracted to teach lessons at a local music store, but they never got around to assigning me students because in their view, their existing guitar instructors are just as good at teaching...
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    We in the uke world are spoiled compared to those...

    We in the uke world are spoiled compared to those in the guitar, mandolin, and band instrument worlds. I suppose that's what attracts many of us to the ukulele, though. It's an accessible instrument,...
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    Thanks for the kind words, guys! I'll probably...

    Thanks for the kind words, guys! I'll probably use this thread to give infrequent updates on the process over the next few months, when I pick my wood and whatnot :)

    If anyone is interested, my...
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    It's happening!!

    After years of dreaming and an agonizing wait, I've been moved off of Mya Moe's waiting list and onto their build schedule. My serial number is 1863, and my string date is April 6, 2016. I can't even...
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    Looking good, Jon :) can't wait to see the...

    Looking good, Jon :) can't wait to see the finished product! It's making me antsy for my MM build to get started. Keep us posted, and I'm looking forward to seeing some videos with it!
  22. Sent you an email, Aldrine :)

    Sent you an email, Aldrine :)
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    I've never been a huge fan of the maple...

    I've never been a huge fan of the maple fretboards, but dang, it looks good on this uke. Best of luck with the sale.
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    If you look on the wait list section of their...

    If you look on the wait list section of their website, there's an option to "check my status and refresh," or something of that sort. You should put in your email address and check your status at...
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    People drop off quite frequently :) I put my name...

    People drop off quite frequently :) I put my name on the wait list a couple months ago, and my estimated completion date has gone from December 2016 - January 2017 to August 2016. I expect that date...
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