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Message started by OBMIT on May 19th, 2009 at 2:29am

Title: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Post by OBMIT on May 19th, 2009 at 2:29am
Here's some light viewing for you all.

My build steps.



















Title: Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Post by OBMIT on May 19th, 2009 at 2:31am











Title: Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Post by OBMIT on May 19th, 2009 at 2:32am
1 of my Students













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Title: Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Post by OBMIT on May 19th, 2009 at 2:34am




ITS GETTING CLOSE.

Fret Board finished  with abalone dots and fret wire ready for oiling


First of 3-4 coats of lacquer (30% gloss).


First of 3-4 coats of lacquer (30% gloss).

Fret board and sound bridge sitting on for looks! still  3-4 coats of lacquer (30% gloss) to go.





Title: Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Post by OBMIT on May 19th, 2009 at 2:34am











Cheers

Tim Nicol

Title: Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Post by Quine on May 19th, 2009 at 3:43am
Wicked nice looking uke!!

How do you taper the mold like that??  It seems like a lot of sanding

Title: Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Post by OBMIT on May 20th, 2009 at 1:44am
Hi Quine

Thanx

I tapered the mold using a SCM 400mm wide surface planer and then smoothed it using a long belt lacey sander.

Regards

Tim

Title: Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Post by mblue on May 20th, 2009 at 9:27am
Great pictures! Thanks..
Is the neck joint bolts? or dowels?
Thanks again...

Title: Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Post by OBMIT on May 20th, 2009 at 11:56pm
dowels to answer your question.

Thanks

Title: Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Post by lefty on Jun 12th, 2009 at 7:10pm
Great looking uke.  Well done.

Lefty

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