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  1. Bazuku, here are some photos. If Iíve got...

    Bazuku, here are some photos.

    If Iíve got this right, First is the uke, sans strings from an over all perspective. Second is the major crack after Iíve done some stripping on the finish. Third...
  2. bazuku, unfortunately I don't have any history. ...

    bazuku, unfortunately I don't have any history. I found it in an architectural salvage place stuffed in an old violin case (which they wanted $95 for, the Uke was labeled $20). I will try and post...
  3. Hello, This is a simple Gretsch that even in...

    Hello, This is a simple Gretsch that even in near mint is going for not much more than a couple hundred dollars on ebay or Reverb. I am somewhat confident that if I could find a luthier near me to...
  4. Hello, This is a simple Gretsch that even in...

    Hello, This is a simple Gretsch that even in near mint is going for not much more than a couple hundred dollars on ebay or Reverb. I am somewhat confident that if I could find a luthier near me to...
  5. Thanks, I look forward to spending some time...

    Thanks, I look forward to spending some time digesting it when I get a moment.
  6. Crack repair in 1940's/50s gretsch soprano

    I hope I have the right spot for this post. If not please let me know and I will repost accordingly.

    I picked up circa 1940's-1950's Gretsch Soprano for a steal recently. It was/is in really...
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    Hi, soundboard, back and sides were all bog oak.

    Hi, soundboard, back and sides were all bog oak.
  8. Thread: Kala Ukes

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    My first was a Kala Exotic Mahogany tenor. I...

    My first was a Kala Exotic Mahogany tenor. I changed out the strings to Aquila Lavas. Iíve been learning on this Ike and I like it. Just purchased the flame maple and purple heart concert with...
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    Red oak/ white oak

    Has anyone used red or white oak for back and sides? How about soundboards? I lucked into some highly figured boards of each and am contemplating its use. Thoughts?

    Thanks!

    Ian
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    M & R Guitars ukulele question

    Hi,

    I was wandering through a nearby antique store today and came across what appears to be a tenor uke made by M & R guitars of Leicester, UK.

    It appears to be made out of Bog Oak and in near...
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