The 3 tenors - First ukuleles build

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Valben
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The 3 tenors - First ukuleles build

Post by Valben » Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:06 pm

My last builds and first Ukuleles… hence the 3 tenors 😊
1) Uke-Koa
Tenor 12 frets built under the guidance of Brad Donaldson in Kaua’i (HI) .. Lot of tricks and effective methods I have learned so thank you Brad & Carol, I have really enjoyed my time in your company.
Front, Back & sides – Hawaiian Koa
Ultralight soundboard bracing (Brad secret 😊)
Neck ; Honduran mahogany
Bridge & fretboard : Ebony
Sideport and no bindings (like this !)
Satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish

2) Uke-Paramu
Tenor 14 frets, built for my sister Giovanna
Soundboard: Englemann Spruce
Back & Sides: Italian Plum
Neck : Mahogany
Bridge: Ebony
Fretboard: Maple
Platina shellac finish

3) Uke-Pea
Tenor 14 frets, built for my niece Daniela
Soundboard: Italian Alpine Spruce
Back & Sides: Italian Pear
Bridge & fretboard : Ebony
Platina shellac finish

The rosettes of nr 2 & 3 are engraved with a small cnc and filled with rosewood dust/CA glue method
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CNCWorksNZ
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Re: The 3 tenors - First ukuleles build

Post by CNCWorksNZ » Wed Nov 27, 2019 6:30 pm

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Very noice ...

The next Group that came out were the 'Ten Tenors' .... fancy the challenge?

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Valben
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Re: The 3 tenors - First ukuleles build

Post by Valben » Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:25 pm

:D eheh, bit excessive, I am not into mass production :wink:

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Re: The 3 tenors - First ukuleles build

Post by Mark McLean » Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:04 am

A great looking set. Those two ladies are lucky recipients - and will the third be a keeper?

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Valben
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Re: The 3 tenors - First ukuleles build

Post by Valben » Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:33 am

yeah, it is a keeper :D

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