Sunday, August 29, 2010

Home stretch for Glyph!

I just got an update from Dave Means last night about my Glyph mezzo-soprano. It sounds like we're a couple of weeks from completion. Things are looking pretty good for my "mini-Jake" ukulele. It's been a while since I've bought a uke, and I can honestly say I haven't felt any UAS for quite a while now, but I'm getting a little excited to finally get my hands on this one. After all, it is three and a half years in the making. I guess I got to get going on getting proficient on a new song so I can post a halfway decent video with it once it arrives.

Anyway, onto the pics:

Fine tuning the fit of the neck to the body

Pressing in the frets

The fretted board

Gluing on the fretboard

Gluing on the headstock overlay

Drilling the holes for the tuner shafts

Cleaning up the headstock slots

Ramping the headstock slots

Test-fitting the neck

The uke after fitting the neck

Close-up of the headstock (the tuners are not screwed in yet)

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