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We last left the Hawaii Uke with the fretboard bindings installed, but still not flush with the neck at the bottom. Blending the bottom edge in with the wavy profile of the neck was a delicate process of carving the lower edge of the bindings with files and chisels until the transition from neck to […]
Back to the fretboard! When I started to get serious about shaping the fretboard down to the profile of the neck, I took a closer look than I had previously at what I’m working with, and realized something that I probably should have paid more attention to from the outset. The neck is not straight. […]
When last we left off, I had finished cutting the fret slots, and started on the fret board end detail. So, of course, next up is the finishing of the end detail. I made quick work of that on the spindle sander. Next up: getting the old bridge off the body of the instrument. […]
It’s been all fretboards all the time for the last week or so, and I’ve made some great progress. I guess that “great” probably reflects quality more than quantity. Ten days to cut out, plane and slot a fretboard is probably not fast in the grand scheme of things, but as far as being happy […]
This is just a quick sampler of some of the logo work we’ve done. Some of these were submitted to competitive sites like Squadhelp and 99 Designs, and others were on contract or internal work. I’ll try to post samplers like this every so often, just to give folks a taste of the kind of […]