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Where in the world is cigarbox ukulele, Olivia?

Wow.  It looks like Joker CGB at Box Heads United has solved his mystery about the Oliva cigar box ukulele that he found on the wall in a lodge. But there’s still one more mystery. Where in the world is the … Continue reading

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Treat yourself to a ukulele treatise on Qwiki

You’ve heard of wikipedia, now there’s Qwiki.  Check ukulele on Qwiki.  Once you’ve finished you can familiarize yourself with Martin guitars, a tiple or the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain.  Like wikipedia, you may find a few facts that need correcting.

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The guy with a ukulele on the exhibition floor: Bill Barnes

November is the month for conventions.  At the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) convention we enjoyed presenting to a great group of people. On blogging.  Then after our presentation we toured the exhibition floor.  This was the time … Continue reading

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More Giuliani Ukulele Tab for Toolkit: Tirolienne

Thanks to Michael on Classic Tabs Blog for Tyrolienne in Tabledit and pdf form.  If you would like the Tab Toolkit format (Guitar Pro 5) to upload to your iPhone or iPad, here it is — Tyrolienne. I do like … Continue reading

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Ukulele Night at Satchel’s

A good group came out tonight at Satchel’s.  We had some great singing. We had some great group ukulele playing.  Thanks to all who came out and contributed to the group experience.  Here’s a few photo-illustrations of some of the … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

One of the photos above is a composite of the other two.  The photocopy filter plus the dark lines filter equals…   These are photos of LoPrinzi Ukuleles that have just been sprayed and are drying.  It was a rustic … Continue reading

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Warmer Perspective

A short hike out on the La Chua trail in Paynes Prairie under the winter sun led to some good photos.  We went to see the Sandhill Cranes and hear their wonderful call, but I didn’t get too many good … Continue reading

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Cold Perspective

It is indeed cold to go for a walk in the woods by the Thames River in London, Canada.  It was too cold to take the ukulele and strum.  Needed gloves, scarf covering face, and all concentration on staying upright … Continue reading

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Travels and Back

Stopped on the way home again at my favorite pecan store and bought a plank of pecan wood to see how it might work into a ukulele. Took another picture of the second cigarbox ukulele in the cotton field.  This … Continue reading

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Drenched

Across the road from my favorite pecan store are cotton fields. Couldn’t resist a soggy cotton photo with “Punch” — one of my beautiful-tone cigarbox ukes.

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