Category Archives: cigarbox ukulele

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain in the South

Hard to believe but the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain performed close enough to my home that I could attend.  And play along with them. And get to meet them in person. I’ve been a fan of the UOGB for … Continue reading

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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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Spanky’s contest

If you haven’t already seen, there’s a ukulele slogan contest over at  Mark ‘Spanky’ Gutierrez’s blog where you can win a cigar box ukulele.   Mark also had a new DVD, Ukulele Fingerpicking DVD, out in May.  Have you seen the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Making a Ukulele Soundboard from Spalted Maple

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Cat’s out-of-the-bag and into the ukulele

What does the ukulele sound like from inside?

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My Mini Traveller Ukulele for Flying: Luthier at Work

You probably know, don’t you, how hard it is to travel (specifically fly) and not be able to take a ukulele with you. When I drive, I throw a uke or two or three in the car.  That way, if … Continue reading

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Cigar box Ukulele Olivia on top of the Mountain

A few posts back, I talked about taking Olivia to the top of the mountain and leaving her at the lodge for other hikers to strum.  This is a short slideshow of her journey from her first life, to the … Continue reading

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Cigarbox Ukulele Olivia

Olivia, a cigarbox ukulele I built in 2009, is now on a mission. I will leave her at the top of a mountain when I hike there soon. She will be in a rustic lodge on top of the mountain. … 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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Last week for Cigar Box Ukuleles

   

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