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    Default Pineapple ukes, OK, but coconut?

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    I dunno, that soundboard looks a little thick.
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    There is one on the Ukulele Friend website, too.

    https://ukulelefriend.com/ukes/cocolele/

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    I recently owned one of these and sold it rather cheaply. It wasn’t bad but I wasn’t terribly fond. I found it to be more of a novelty

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    That is just nuts!

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    Chuck Moore first started making ukes using coconuts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick Madsen View Post
    Chuck Moore first started making ukes using coconuts.
    I'd like to have one of those!
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    filipuke.jpg Filipuke back.jpg

    My son, Darcy and his wife, Loni, brought me this one from the Philippines a few years ago.

    Darcy & Bini duet.jpg

    Darcy and his mother-in-law Bini playing a duet in the shop where they bought my coconut uke. Bini is playing my uke.
    Last edited by Jim Yates; 04-30-2021 at 06:58 PM.

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