Secret Project Unveiling!

UPDATED 5/9/2017 with more pictures of the build process. UPDATED 5/17/2017: I swapped friction tuners out with geared tuners and made a light weight strap from parachute cord and spring end caps. See new picture at end of post. The official unveiling of my secret project! It's a backpack travel ukulele, concert size. Throw this … Continue reading Secret Project Unveiling!

Hittin’ the Books – Exercise 4

Objective: To make interior cuts with sharp corners. Materials needed: (1) 3/4" x 4 1/2" - 5 1/2" long piece of wood #5 skip- tooth blade 1/8" diameter drill This was a very well written and useful exercise!  It included detailed diagrams and instructions on how to approach the first two interior cuts. It was … Continue reading Hittin’ the Books – Exercise 4

Hittin’ the Books – Exercise 3

Objective:  To cut out a simple object, following lines to produce a smooth, continuous, flowing cut all around and to produce sharp exterior features using the LOOP METHOD. Materials needed: (1) 3/4″ x 4 1/2″  – 5 1/2″ long piece of wood #5 skip-tooth blade I'm sure Loop Turns have their place. But after the … Continue reading Hittin’ the Books – Exercise 3

Hittin’ the Books – Exercise 2

Objective: To cut out a simple object, following lines to produce a smooth, continuous, flowing cut. Materials needed: (1) 3/4″ x 4 1/2″  - 5 1/2" long piece of wood #5 skip-tooth blade This stretching kitten is just so dang cute!  Rather than cutting in from the edge, I decided to drill a small hole … Continue reading Hittin’ the Books – Exercise 2