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Old 01-15-2021, 05:13 PM
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Some more photos from the always industrious Ben. Other than the bridge plate not being straight ;-), it looks soooo cleanly executed.

I shared with Ben that I had a uke made by a very famous classical guitar builder ($10K+ guitars). It sounded fantastic, but it looked like it was slopped together by a second grader. The guy who sold me the uke said he had three of the luthier's classical guitars and they were also sloppy.

A lot of people don't care about anything but playability and tone. For me, those are necessary but not sufficient reasons to covet an instrument. A lot of my enjoyment from finely crafted instruments is based on the gorgeous woods and fine execution of the builder. Ben is meticulous and I really appreciate the results. It's just gorgeous.
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