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    Thanks! Like I said it looked too thick to me...

    Thanks! Like I said it looked too thick to me once I had it in there.
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    Sides/Soundboard Thickness vs. Wood Type

    So I've searched through and found a few threads on preferred wood thickness when building Ukes, but I'm curious if the type of wood has any bearing on the decision of going 2mm or 1.5 or less. For...
  3. Thread: Glue?

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    This is all pretty incredible info, I never...

    This is all pretty incredible info, I never thought a question about glue would yield a three page discussion! You guys are the best!
  4. Thread: Glue?

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    Glue?

    What kind of glue does everyone use? I've done many repairs on violins, violas and cellos over the years and the preference there is always hide glue. I've seen lots of guitar and uke pictures where...
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    Really? How does that work? I've read a few...

    Really? How does that work? I've read a few things about people using heat lamps or powerful lights to do bending but I don't get how it works. Obviously you can get the temps high enough...do you...
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    Thanks for the recommendations!

    Thanks for the recommendations!
  7. Thread: Ahoy hoy!

    by Wookie
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    I actually bought a tenor uke kit that came with...

    I actually bought a tenor uke kit that came with all the parts planed to the right thicknesses and everything more or less roughed out. I’ve been experimenting on junk wood and boards I’ve gotten...
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    Heating Blanket recommendations

    Hello!

    So I've dug quite a bit through this forum looking for info on bending sides, and I've done quite a bit of research on it (I've also had my own bending disasters that mirror a few that...
  9. Thread: Ahoy hoy!

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    Ahoy hoy!

    What a lovely site to have totally found on accident! I'm a cellist and orchestra director by trade, but have always loved messing around on my Uke.

    I've done lots of hobbyist type woodworking...
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