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PostPosted: Sun Mar 20, 2016 6:51 pm 
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Last Name: Parchem
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Back, sides and top - Quilted Mahogany
Neck - Mahogany
Back, Sides and neck Pore filled with a thick finish grade CA
Finished with a few padded coats of Seal-Lac and untold padded coats of Royal-Lac
Head stock veneer is Amboyna burl and I think the back strap is Bobinga (I just grabbed something from my stash when I sanded too far into the back of the head stock.)
Binds and end graph is ebony.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 12:15 am 
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 9:21 am 
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That's a beauty John!

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 11:59 am 
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Now that's some pretty mahogany. very nice uke


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2016 6:07 pm 
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Thank you! Here is a quick video I made. I can not really play well but you can hear the instrument.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2016 4:43 pm 
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Nice job, lovely mahogany!!


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2016 11:34 pm 
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What a magnificent instrument ! I looks alive. Is that a harp ukulele on the wall? Got a soundclip of Both?


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2016 8:42 am 
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Thanks for the kind comments!

You sort of can hear them in my you tube videos. The one posted above. I posted a clip of me trying to play the hard ukulele awhile back. I can not really play the ukulele let alone the harp ukulele.



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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:44 am 
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That's a mighty pretty uke!

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:04 am 
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I don't think I've ever seen one nicer!
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johnparchem wrote:
Back, sides and top - Quilted Mahogany
Neck - Mahogany
Back, Sides and neck Pore filled with a thick finish grade CA
Finished with a few padded coats of Seal-Lac and untold padded coats of Royal-Lac
Head stock veneer is Amboyna burl and I think the back strap is Bobinga (I just grabbed something from my stash when I sanded too far into the back of the head stock.)
Binds and end graph is ebony.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 4:23 pm 
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Beautiful, my man!


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