Pineapple Concert Ukulele

Difficulty: Advanced

Cost: $$$

Here is a pineapple ukulele that I just completed.  Here are the specs:

Sides and neck = Cherry

Top and back = Zebrawood

Heel cap = Bubinga

Fretboard and bridge = Rosewood

Scale length = 15 inches

Finish = Tru-Oil

I took a bunch of pictures along the way.  Leave a comment if you have any questions.

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Ben of the Three Cedars Ukulele Company made this pineapple form for me.  It make building the body a lot easier.

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Mocking up where the sound hole and bridge will go.

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I glued on the top and back with some homemade spool clamps.  I learned how to make them from the UKEonomics blog.

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All ready for the Tru-Oil finish.

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Getting Tru-Oil.

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Video time!

 

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2 thoughts on “Pineapple Concert Ukulele

  1. Page

    You are SO talented. I want to make an uke out of an uke shaped salad bowl. What is that toothy looking stuff called that goes around the inside circumference of the body? Is that applied seperately? I really like all of your projects.

    Reply

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