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Thread: The Home Depot Travel Ukulele

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    Default The Home Depot Travel Ukulele

    My wife and kids were out of town for the week, so I had the whole house to myself. I decided to make a ukulele from parts from the local Home Depot, plus some loose parts from other projects. My tool selection is pretty limited, so I had to use common tools The result looks like a union of a Risa Uke Stick and Bamm-Bamm's club.

    Here is a video:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pcAouU5HyQ

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    Hi Daniel,

    Crafty indeed, good job
    Thanks for sharing,
    I just might give it a go myself.

    Cheers.

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    Not bad for a quick build. I'm impressed. Any more details on the construction (i.e.: installing frets)?

    ~DB

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    Very cool, and I love the title of the thread. I amazed at the volume you got without a soundboard.

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    Default Frets

    I installed the frets with a hand saw and a hammer, using a soprano ukulele as a guide. What other questions did you have?

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    Your photos on the YT video make most of it self explanatory, but I am having trouble figuring out where you used the springs you mention.

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    Default Springs

    The springs are on the screws that connect the the door handle to the "L" shaped piece of aluminum.

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