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Southern Cross banjo Uke Latest Build

Post by dpo » Wed Dec 07, 2016 1:35 pm

Latest creation using Rimu, Kaihikatea, and Purple Heart.
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Re: Southern Cross banjo Uke Latest Build

Post by simso » Wed Dec 07, 2016 4:26 pm

Nice, have you sliced and stacked the neck, or cut a channel and fitted trim.

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Re: Southern Cross banjo Uke Latest Build

Post by dpo » Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:22 pm

Hi,
Sliced and stacked
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Re: Southern Cross banjo Uke Latest Build

Post by Bob Connor » Wed Dec 07, 2016 6:01 pm

Nice work Dennis.

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Re: Southern Cross banjo Uke Latest Build

Post by dpo » Thu Dec 08, 2016 11:13 am

Bob Connor wrote:Nice work Dennis.

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Re: Southern Cross banjo Uke Latest Build

Post by DarwinStrings » Thu Dec 08, 2016 8:43 pm

Nice job on that headstock shape Dennis.
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Re: Southern Cross banjo Uke Latest Build

Post by dpo » Sat Dec 10, 2016 2:17 pm

DarwinStrings wrote:Nice job on that headstock shape Dennis.
Thanks, not quite the Gibson shape but pretty close.
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Re: Southern Cross banjo Uke Latest Build

Post by routout » Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:01 am

That is some fine laminating of wood there ,wish I had my eyes back my joints only look good from a distance now :lol:
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Re: Southern Cross banjo Uke Latest Build

Post by dpo » Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:36 am

routout wrote:That is some fine laminating of wood there ,wish I had my eyes back my joints only look good from a distance now :lol:
Thanks John, Some days my 71 year old eyes work well and on others they don't. I try to cut the joint angles on the good days :D
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Re: Southern Cross banjo Uke Latest Build

Post by routout » Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:35 am

That's Ok it has gone together very nicely indeed the Gibson reference reminded me of an early pic of Orville :lol: .I will be 60 in 17 so yep all those years have wearied them there eyes ,I have lit magnifiers now which I should have used well before now :o all good fun .
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