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So it’s been almost three and a half months since I started the Fender project. What happened? Well, I started a new job in mid-October, then there was Thanksgiving, then Christmas. I’ve been busy…but yeah. It’s been too long. So I got back to it this week, and have taken a couple steps forward. This […]
It’s time to start a new Rescue project, and I found one that I’m really excited about. I picked up a Fender DG-60 at a Wimpey’s Pawn Shop in Azusa, CA that was in danger of being abandoned to the scrap heap. You know I never like to see a good instrument die, and when […]
Well, the Hawaii uke is done. It was a fun project, and it turned out great. The video below gives a brief overview of the whole project, and then some footage of guest musician Jake Sharp playing the instrument itself. Many thanks to Jake, and to Zach Eubanks for audio and video production work. I’ll […]
This will be the final ‘build-post’ for the Hawaii Uke project. There will be one more post after this one, but since all the work is now done, that last post will be the wrap-up and demo video. All that’s left in the build is to install the new bridge, and then shape and install […]
It’s time to put some frets on this fret board! Before I went too far down the rabbit hole, I wanted to be sure that all my fret slots were deep enough to accommodate the fret wire I bought for this project. But I didn’t want to do that by pushing the barbed tangs of […]