Homemade Ukulele

I made a homemade ukulele for my nephew, Judd. It’s intermediate between a cigar box instrument and a traditionally made one in terms of build quality and complexity.

Download free templates here.

More info about Helmholtz resonance here.

Supplies:
(following these Amazon links and buying anything helps fund this channel)
Spray adhesive – http://amzn.to/1o2yQJe
Stanley Surform Tool – http://amzn.to/1KUh1kv
Dremel Sanding Kit – http://amzn.to/1UGp75G
Epoxy – http://amzn.to/1o2zJkW
Tung Oil Finish – http://amzn.to/1KnECPE
Tuning Pegs – http://amzn.to/1KnEHmf
Ukulele Strings – http://amzn.to/1o2AGtG

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Handmade Gilded Cross

I made a gilded wood cross for my mom. This is how I did it.

Download template here.

Supplies:
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Leafing kit – http://amzn.to/23a7QaV
Gold leafing pen – http://amzn.to/1NghfC7
Pre-stain conditioner – http://amzn.to/1JcFwy4
Gel stain – http://amzn.to/23a8jK4
Dewaxed shellac – http://amzn.to/1JcFiXQ
Shellac spray can – http://amzn.to/1JcFoP6

Music – http://www.bensound.com

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State Tasting Plates

I made Indiana and Ohio-shaped plates that hold 6 oz tasting glasses for comparing and judging beverages (beer, wine, liqueur, etc.).

Indiana Cutting Template: Download here
Ohio Cutting Template: Download here
Indiana Judging Sheet: Download here
Ohio Judging Sheet: Download here

Supplies:
(following these Amazon links and buying anything helps fund this website)
60 grit sanding discs: http://amzn.to/1VQvPqF
120 grit sanding discs: http://amzn.to/1PThaKR
Pre-stain conditioner: http://amzn.to/1PThN72
Gel stain: http://amzn.to/1VQwU1A
Dewaxed shellac: http://amzn.to/1PThPfk
Glasses: http://www.crateandbarrel.com/stemless-6-oz.-wine-taster/s672442

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