Author Archives: kjolly

Where Have I Been?

I haven’t been back here for almost 5 years.  My Ural went away 4 years ago and I’ve been spending all my spare time with the ukulele. You can get a notion of what’s going on with me now over … Continue reading

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2015 National Rally Day

September 12, 2015 was the fifth National Rally Day – and I did a loop up to the north to pick up a few points.  My Rally number is getting a little ragged – but it still works – and … Continue reading

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Ukulele?

So, I took up the Ukulele about year ago – and have been enjoying the heck out of it. Check out the Austin Ukulele Society for some fun Ukulele action. And I’ve decide I want to build my own Uke … Continue reading

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In Which I Screw the Pooch

So, I installed the linings so they they stood a little proud (mostly), so I could sand them down – and make them even with the sides all the way around. To do that I took a piece of 1/2 … Continue reading

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Sanding, Sanding, Sanding (to the tune of Rawhide)

So, when we last left our ukulele – it had been screwed and reglued. Here’s the top glued up – and while I waited for that to dry, I took a look at the neck. But – here’s a shot … Continue reading

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Nuts to Nuts

In which I find that the idiots that put together my kit sent me a nut that was shorter than my fingerboard. When we last left the uke – I’d just done the second coat of filler – I use … Continue reading

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