Course: May 2010
Sebastian Blomfield    Ben Gray    Alexandre Roque    Barry Vernon

Instrument details: Sebastian Blomfield - Twin-necked electric ukelele


Many of the cavities are more easily routed before the body blank is cut to shape.

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The body shape is then cut out.

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The neck blanks are prepared by blocking up the heels and scarfing the headstocks.

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A veneer is then glued onto the face of the headstock.

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The headstock is cut out before final shaping.

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The shoulders of the tenon join are fine tuned to fit the body.

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The neck alignment must be carefully checked while fitting the tenon join.

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The necks have been fitted and the fingerboards are glued on.

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Hammering in the frets.

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The lacquer is sanded between coats.

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With the lacquer on the instrument is reassembled.

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Sebastian's headstock.

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Time to play...

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Course: May 2010
Sebastian Blomfield    Ben Gray    Alexandre Roque    Barry Vernon

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