Friday, November 19, 2010

So on my latest scrounging escapade I fell in with some mango.

Aparently its used a lot for Ukeleles, so some of it will find it's way into my instrument making......

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so, to see what it's like to work with I cut some up, planed off the manky dark stain and made a little trinket box.....(with a cherry top and base)

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I LIKE this wood!!

so, anyway, lets build a bouzouki......

sides bent....

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back joined with a wide strip of ovangkohl up the middle....

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linings on the rim and neck and tail blocks glued in...

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and back braces glued on

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