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Nice Tele. I have an American made swamp ash that I stuck some Joe Barden pickups in.

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Very nice. Mine was made in Mexico. I really like it. It was a big step up from my pawn shop Epiphone special that has intonation and other more minor issues.

Lately I play my classical more though. I should get a pic of it. It was my late fathers.

I recently went about 2 months not playing at all because I cracked one of my thumb bones. It felt so good picking up the classical guitar on Christmas after going so long not playing.
 

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Nice. Did it come as a kit farp?
Nope, everything was from a raw piece of wood. I had some help from a guitar maker who is just 26 miles from my home. I spent 103 hours in his fully-equipped shop, about 1/3 of which was sweeping the floor and cleaning up my mistakes, lol. It has a radiused and bound finger board. The inlays I did myself. I inlayed the wood "E"in the ebony head and call the uke my "Wood-E." Woody is the name of my dad (may he RIP) and E is my initial for my surname. The top is bearclaw spruce. The back and sides are local walnut, from a tree cut down by the guy who helped me build it.

It plays like a dream. I decided to try and build one because I couldn't find a decent player for under $500+. A local music store ordered in 5 (yes, five) different Kala ukuleles for me. ALL of them had strings that buzzed due to an "S" curve in the necks--terrible commercial ukes.
 
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Nope, everything was from a raw piece of wood. I had some help from a guitar maker who is just 26 miles from my home. I spent 103 hours in his fully-equipped shop, about 1/3 of which was sweeping the floor and cleaning up my mistakes, lol. It has a radiused and bound finger board. The inlays I did myself. I inlayed the wood "E"in the ebony head and call the uke my "Wood-E." Woody is the name of my dad (may he RIP) and E is my initial for my surname. The top is bearclaw spruce. The back and sides are local walnut, from a tree cut down by the guy who helped me build it.

It plays like a dream. I decided to try and build one because I couldn't find a decent player for under $500+. A local music store ordered in 5 (yes, five) different Kala ukuleles for me. ALL of them had strings that buzzed due to an "S" curve in the necks--terrible commercial ukes.
Impressive. I guessed kit due to the inner paper(mostly obscured).

Due to the bottom of the fretboard I've gotta nickname it the Eddie Munster though lolScreenshot_20230102-141234.png
 

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Yeah, it says "Wood-E" and the guitar shop--Crow River Guitars. I made the custom label, too, lol.View attachment 5370
Beautiful job. My buddy's mom just gave him and his 5yo ukulele's for Christmas. I jammed on one for 45 min the other day and was surprised at the volume it put out. Sounded like a mini electrified instrument.
 

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Beautiful job. My buddy's mom just gave him and his 5yo ukulele's for Christmas. I jammed on one for 45 min the other day and was surprised at the volume it put out. Sounded like a mini electrified instrument.
Have him play with linear tuning rather than re-entrant. It's an easier conversion to 6-string and better for finger picking. It's a great way to spend time by ones' self or with friends.
 

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Beautiful guitar. Wish my hands still were strong enough to play 6 strings; but time and arthur-ite-us have me sticking to a a 4-string.
 
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