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by yakka
Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: A Padauk tenor ukulele.
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Re: A Padauk tenor ukulele.

very nice indeed :cl , nice maple on the neck, did you stain the fingerboard?
regards
chris
by yakka
Mon Aug 17, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Jigs & Fixtures
Topic: Heater blanket for Ukulele
Replies: 3
Views: 7358

Re: Heater blanket for Ukulele

Have Knovo guitar and uke (tenor size), both work fine, both have Temp control but I also always use a seperate thermocouple (temp gauge) that you will find in a lot of multi meters (JayCar)
by yakka
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Bellied up top
Replies: 28
Views: 7836

Re: Bellied up top

Did you try lighter gauge strings?
by yakka
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Somogyi bridge
Replies: 5
Views: 4735

Re: Somogyi bridge

https://esomogyi.com/pricing/ for this much you can have all the pointy bits you want
by yakka
Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: 2 geets on the go
Replies: 3
Views: 2826

Re: 2 geets on the go

its red gum burl, from Maleny I put it in upside down could not see the joins on the other side but got excited and put it in the wrong way. Once in couldnt get it out.
regards
chris
by yakka
Sun Dec 29, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: 2 geets on the go
Replies: 3
Views: 2826

2 geets on the go

Building 2 Guitars both Engleman spruce tops (as well as some ukes)
1 EIR B/S
1 High Figure Blackwood B/S
by yakka
Tue Oct 29, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: The Ukulele workshop manual
Replies: 26
Views: 13130

Re: The Ukulele workshop manual

my copy turned up yesterday, have thumbed through it and is impressive work. thank you.
by yakka
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Back joint prep
Replies: 15
Views: 5654

Re: Back joint prep

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRB8EypxVPU
this works very well and if you have a hollow in middle the sandpaper on a level works really well to flatten out the edge till flat
regards
chris
by yakka
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Blackheart Sassafras Tenor
Replies: 6
Views: 5206

Re: Blackheart Sassafras Tenor

thats beautiful
by yakka
Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Contemporary Acoustic Guitar Design and Build - Trevor Gore
Topic: testing with an iPhone
Replies: 4
Views: 3299

Re: testing with an iPhone

spectrum analyzer on samsung
by yakka
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Flat sawn timber for SS Acoustic neck?
Replies: 3
Views: 2309

Re: Flat sawn timber for SS Acoustic neck?

Thanks for the ideas
:gui
by yakka
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Flat sawn timber for SS Acoustic neck?
Replies: 3
Views: 2309

Flat sawn timber for SS Acoustic neck?

Hello All, I was after thoughts on flat sawn timber for SS acoustic necks. I have received some nicely figured blackwood in a size that suits being made into a couple of necks, however it is flatsawn. Is this ok if you use carbon reinforcing rods in the neck? Any thoughts would be appreciated. regar...
by yakka
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Instrument Builders Forum
Topic: Hard Shellac and Figure "POP"
Replies: 0
Views: 2793

Hard Shellac and Figure "POP"

Using the hard shellac on some ukuleles with blackwood B/S and sitka and Bearclaw tops https://www.instagram.com/p/BnfBK3rlKwe/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BnfG74AlY9f/?taken-by=kala4561 https://www.instagram.com/p/BnfI1NIHL8I/?taken-by=kala4561 https://www.instagram.com/p/BnfLY-KF_R8/?taken-by=kala...
by yakka
Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Contemporary Acoustic Guitar Design and Build - Trevor Gore
Topic: Rosette Router Jig
Replies: 5
Views: 3916

Re: Rosette Router Jig

made this, and did that, very easy to use and very small adjustments quickly thanks Trevor Gore
by yakka
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Contemporary Acoustic Guitar Design and Build - Trevor Gore
Topic: Rosette Router Jig
Replies: 5
Views: 3916

Re: Rosette Router Jig

thanks trevor
by yakka
Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Contemporary Acoustic Guitar Design and Build - Trevor Gore
Topic: Rosette Router Jig
Replies: 5
Views: 3916

Re: Rosette Router Jig

hello Trevor
thanks for the pictures, does the aluminium bar closest to the adjusting knob (with fancy inlay) have a threaded hole, or is the adjustment achieved in another fashion
thanks for your time
regards
chris
by yakka
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Contemporary Acoustic Guitar Design and Build - Trevor Gore
Topic: NEW BUILD tap testing Englemann
Replies: 5
Views: 3750

Re: NEW BUILD tap testing Englemann

thank you,
your a good man
regards
chris
by yakka
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Contemporary Acoustic Guitar Design and Build - Trevor Gore
Topic: NEW BUILD tap testing Englemann
Replies: 5
Views: 3750

Re: NEW BUILD tap testing Englemann

Hello trevor, hope you had a good trip, Just re-measured and its 378 across the lower bout, I see their website they are 368. so maybe this is 00@1/2 somewhere between the 00 and 000. Beautiful sounding instrument if we can get close to the quality of sound it would be very pleasing. Just looking at...
by yakka
Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Japanese woodwork and lots of planes
Replies: 4
Views: 6107

Japanese woodwork and lots of planes

similar to rosette making i have seen, and if you like planes this bloke has a lot. video starts at :30 secs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxvOMHoLRBY