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    Tuners for sale

    I'm cleaning out my shop of miscellaneous hardware and I have three partial and one full set of tuners for sale. Three Champion StaTites, four Grover machines, three Grover friction tuners and three...
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    Solid body electric tenor uke neck

    I built a solid body, steel string uke several years ago for my son but he doesn't play it anymore, so I decided to re-purpose the body and put the neck up for sale. It is very heavily flamed...
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    To me, the heel causes the most waste in a one...

    To me, the heel causes the most waste in a one piece neck more than the headstock. If you do glued up blocks to make the heel then there isn't any reason you can't get a good yield out of a large...
  4. First off, I don't think all first builders do...

    First off, I don't think all first builders do over achieve. I do think that many people get in to building because a builder wont build what they want or want too much money so they figure they'll...
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    I use shellac as a sealer coat then spray my...

    I use shellac as a sealer coat then spray my bursts. If I mess up then I can strip the burst off with lacquer thinner and it doesn't affect the shellac.
  6. For awhile, I was selling packs for $100...

    For awhile, I was selling packs for $100 including shipping. I could get 6 guitar sets and brace wood in a USPS game box. Its only worth it to sell in those sets. There isn't anyway that I'd put...
  7. When you buy from a tone wood dealer you are also...

    When you buy from a tone wood dealer you are also paying for their expertise, customer service and customer satisfaction. I can't count how many times I have seen people buy wood from unknown...
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    Allparts carries a couple different colors of...

    Allparts carries a couple different colors of tortoise and doesn't charge a hazmat fee to ship it.
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    I have stacks of adirondack red spruce that is...

    I have stacks of adirondack red spruce that is big enough for parlor guitars.
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    It isn't perfectly quartered but slightly off....

    It isn't perfectly quartered but slightly off. More vertical at one side and off a couple degrees at the other side.
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    Here are two pieces of off fall from cutting up a...

    Here are two pieces of off fall from cutting up a larger log. I can provide more photos and dimensions upon request. $15 each for these. There are only two chunks but the last photo is just to...
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    Here are some pieces that would be great if you...

    Here are some pieces that would be great if you wanted to make some tool handles or headstock veneers. The bottom piece is 7/8" thick. The middle two are 2" thick and the top is 1/2" thick at its...
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    I have some more I'll post over the coming days. ...

    I have some more I'll post over the coming days. I also have a bunch of figured maple and red spruce if anyone is interested.
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    $40 plus shipping for this.

    $40 plus shipping for this.
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    Koa wood for sale

    I am continuing to clean out the shop a bit and have some koa boards for sale. Asking $25 each plus shipping for these.
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    Soprano molds for sale

    I'm cleaning my shop out and am selling a soprano mold and bending fixture based on the Antes drawing. They were cut on a CNC. Asking $60 for one set or $100 for both. Buyer pays shipping.
  17. I would venture a guess that the cloudiness is...

    I would venture a guess that the cloudiness is where the lacquer is separating from the epoxy as a result of amine blush. I've seen that on a number of guitars and wood boats when the finisher...
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    Thanks to everyone. I have passed the...

    Thanks to everyone. I have passed the recommendations on.
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    who has the best uke inventory

    Who has the best online selection of new and or used concert ukuleles? A friend wants to buy her husband a ukulele with a $400-$600 budget. I'd like to refer them to a site that has a good...
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    A lot of variables to take in to consideration...

    A lot of variables to take in to consideration such as wound versus plain steel. You also need to balance the tension across all the strings. You don't want a 20# string next to a 10# string...
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    There are lots of reasons for buzzing and most...

    There are lots of reasons for buzzing and most are easily resolved but I'd send it back. I think that you should be commended for moving outside of your comfort zone and trying to get it...
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    Okay, so it sounds like they didn't tighten the...

    Okay, so it sounds like they didn't tighten the rod at all, which incidentally can be a source of buzzing. I'd ask if it is a dual or single action truss rod. If its dual then that means you may be...
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    In my opinion, an instrument like a mandolin...

    In my opinion, an instrument like a mandolin where there is a lot of string tension and most players want the action real low, an induced bow to provide neck relief is an asset. On a uke, I don't...
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    A lot of builders will induce a bow in to the...

    A lot of builders will induce a bow in to the neck with the truss rod. The idea is that the string vibrates in its largest arc at the 12th fret, so by allowing for a little bow then the action can be...
  25. I've setup instruments then shipped them to...

    I've setup instruments then shipped them to another part of the world where the humidity is much different than where the instrument was setup, so the action ended up being off and required...
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