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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.

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More info about Helmholtz resonance here.

Supplies:
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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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Instrument Case Scuff Removal

My hardcase for my banjo had several white scuff marks on it that I wanted to remove.  Many musical hard cases, like the one I have, have an outer covering of vinyl.  Most paint removers will eat into vinyl and many gentler cleaning solutions aren’t strong enough to remove scuff marks.   I heard that Mr. Clean Magic Erasers work well on vinyl floors so I decided to try them on the case.  Read on…

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