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Thread: Built my second electric ukulele!

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    Default Built my second electric ukulele!

    I was asked by a fundraiser called the relay for life, a cancer awareness event, to build an electric ukulele for them to auction off after they saw my first one. Here are the results!

    I followed a fellow forum member, who has a website called circuits and strings ( This uke is made from a cherry body and neck, ebony fretboard, and paua shell dots. It is a tenor with a classical style head stock, single coil pick up, and through-body strings. I used a natural stain for the cherry, and a polycrylic for the finish. I enjoyed building, and I'm happy someone asked me to do it!


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    Join Date
    Jul 2010


    Another great uke. Good job for donating it for a good cause.

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    Thanks! The last two have been for charities, I think it's time I build one for myself I'm going to try using a single piece instead of two ply, and use a router. Then I'll just put up a cover of a thin wood to hide the circuitry.

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    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Portsmouth, UK


    Looks great man!
    "Even on a cloudy day, I'll keep my eyes fixed on the sun"

    "But I heard voices, Not in the head, out in the air, they called to me. Through record speakers, through thick and thin, they found a shelter, beneath my skin"

    Shouting Into a Tin Can EP on Soundcloud now!

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    Join Date
    Feb 2011


    Looks sweet. I especially like how the headstock echoes one of the curves on the cut outs.

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