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

My build steps.

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Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Reply #1 - May 19th, 2009 at 2:31am
 
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Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Reply #2 - May 19th, 2009 at 2:32am
 
1 of my Students
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Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Reply #3 - May 19th, 2009 at 2:34am
 
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ITS GETTING CLOSE.


Fret Board finished  with abalone dots and fret wire ready for oiling
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First of 3-4 coats of lacquer (30% gloss).
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First of 3-4 coats of lacquer (30% gloss).
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Fret board and sound bridge sitting on for looks! still  3-4 coats of lacquer (30% gloss) to go.
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Reply #4 - May 19th, 2009 at 2:34am
 
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Cheers

Tim Nicol
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Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Reply #5 - 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
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Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Reply #6 - 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.

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Tim
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Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Reply #7 - May 20th, 2009 at 9:27am
 
Great pictures! Thanks..
Is the neck joint bolts? or dowels?
Thanks again...
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Reply #8 - May 20th, 2009 at 11:56pm
 
dowels to answer your question.

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Re: A Tim Nicol Soprano Ukulele
Reply #9 - Jun 12th, 2009 at 7:10pm
 
Great looking uke.  Well done.

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