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  1. I would like to use only metric system, becouse...

    I would like to use only metric system, becouse we mainly use it in Finland and I have learn it before.
    if something is 175cm or 5 mm tall, I know its size right away and I don
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    Today I made arm bevel. I used nice walnut burl...

    Today I made arm bevel. I used nice walnut burl veneer that I will use in headstock too. This needs some fine-tuning, but I'm pretty happy with it.132528
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    I have read that book. I didn't understand...

    I have read that book. I didn't understand everything, but I like his scientic way to think. You don’t have to think everything scientifically when build instruments, but there’s no harm in that...
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    That is exactly what I think!:agree:

    That is exactly what I think!:agree:
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    Yes, all was with Worth browns. But Kinnard not.

    Yes, all was with Worth browns. But Kinnard not.
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    Almost scientific research, but not

    This week I take four sopranos to our luthier school and try to research their differences by metering. I have one Martin S0 from -62, one diligently played Mexican made Martin S1 from 5 years ago,...
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    [QUOTE=printer2;2264682]Tim McKnight Tim, I...

    [QUOTE=printer2;2264682]Tim McKnight

    Tim,
    I read your interview that you linked. Not much about your Hollow Backs, but very interesting interview anyway, especially what you told about using...
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    Double back ukulele

    German master luthier Tom Ziegenspeck has developed interesting construction.

    "This ukulele has a double back, which creates a tonal advantage.
    As a master plucking instrument maker, I can...
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    My new experimental side soundhole design. 131870

    My new experimental side soundhole design. 131870
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    Today I finished these. Next side sound hole and...

    Today I finished these. Next side sound hole and arm bevel.131769
  11. Thread: Drum sanders

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    I bought Jet 16-32 about 2 years ago and I like...

    I bought Jet 16-32 about 2 years ago and I like it very much.
  12. That is sad, becouse I have ordered many things...

    That is sad, becouse I have ordered many things from GB. Tools are good and instruments are good. Now I have ordered many tools and wood from inside EU. Delivery is often quick and prices are good....
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    Mirka is the best that I have used. Little pricey...

    Mirka is the best that I have used. Little pricey :(
    4000 - 10000/min
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    New tool of the day

    I don't have too much space in my workshop. Every time when I need my go bar deck I have to lift it to a different table and run around the table while I work. Not any more!

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    No, bend first, then glued laminated kerfing and...

    No, bend first, then glued laminated kerfing and then routed a hole.
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    Today I made jig for routing side sound hole and...

    Today I made jig for routing side sound hole and made one.
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    Top is glued. 130752

    Top is glued.
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  18. Thread: The Cost

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    I have been making ukuleles about 5 years as a...

    I have been making ukuleles about 5 years as a hobby, and now I study luthiery at Ikaalinen Collage of Crafts and Design. I have been working 30 years in advertising business, teaching etc. I know...
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    Abalone, mother of pearl and recon stone.

    Abalone, mother of pearl and recon stone.
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    I really like Anuenue's way to do it. It is...

    I really like Anuenue's way to do it. It is actually not really cutaway, but shape is asymmetric (Moon Bird). And I think sound is good and loud.
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    Definitely Ken Timms Cuban mahogony soprano,...

    Definitely Ken Timms Cuban mahogony soprano, Maurice Dupont 5-string Gypsy style tenor, Anuenue Moon Bird Tenor and National Resonator. If I have to choose one, I star crying. Mission impossible.
  22. Thread: Useful tools

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    Useful tools

    I made this troji. It helps when scraping and sanding sides. 130066

    and I found these dentist tools from flea market. Very useful for cleaning glue etc. Mirror is handful when investigating inside...
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    Ummm... Am I drunk?:D

    Ummm... Am I drunk?:D
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    I applied shellac. Then glue is easy to scrape...

    I applied shellac. Then glue is easy to scrape off.
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    Makin rosette and inlay to top of concert...

    Makin rosette and inlay to top of concert ukulele.
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