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Old 10-18-2019, 10:40 AM
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Hey everyone,
its been a while since i've been active here. Life got a hold of me and no time for much besides work and work... Last year I fell down some stairs at my real job which resulted in a slipped disc and 11 months dealing with all sorts of ways to avoid surgery. Long story short, I didn't avoid anything. Had lower back surgery last friday and here I am stuck at home not able to do much.

Due to this injury building guitars became nearly impossible because of the size and I can't lean forward at all... so I decided to give the Ukulele a try. And the rest is history. I wanted to share with you guys what I have been up to in terms of building. Hopefully I will be more active and able to contribute a bit more to this amazing community...

[url=https://flic.kr/p/2gav2vM]

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[url=https://flic.kr/p/2gauC3k]

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Old 10-18-2019, 10:46 AM
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Sorry to hear about your health issues and hope your recovery moves along smoothly from here on out!

This uke is beautiful--great work!
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Old 10-18-2019, 12:08 PM
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Sorry to hear about your health issues and hope your recovery moves along smoothly from here on out!

This uke is beautiful--great work!
Get better fast! And this uke is SO CUTE!!

Cheers

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Old 10-18-2019, 02:14 PM
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Beautiful uke, and best of luck getting back on track!
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Old 10-18-2019, 02:26 PM
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Hey Peter,
Sorry to hear of your stumbling block but this too shall pass. Welcome back to the forum. Get well my friend.
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Old 10-18-2019, 02:30 PM
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Nice to see you posting again - I remember our conversation years ago regarding the road trip guitar!

Hope you can get back to building the big ones soon, until then, that uke is pretty spectacular!
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Thanks guys! Yes, guitars are on the radar. I've been using this time to design a new model. Something small and intimate. but not for a few months.
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Old 10-18-2019, 03:29 PM
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Sorry to hear of your stumbling block but this too shall pass. Welcome back to the forum. Get well my friend.
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Peter, I've wondered where ya been. So good to see you back.
I'm truly sorry for the health issues, and hope things go much better soon!

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Old 10-19-2019, 09:16 AM
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Hope your recovery is speedy and complete!

Nice little uke you have there!
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Old 10-19-2019, 10:08 AM
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Best wishes with the health!

I'm not a fan of sound ports, but that one's pretty enough to change my mind
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Sweet uke! I wish you a speedy recovery and I am glad to hear that you'll spend a bit more time with us here.

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I always admired the design elements you worked into your guitars and you haven't missed a beat with your uke design. Stunning.

Sorry to hear that you hit a speed bump, but glad to see you active on here and building again.

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Old 10-21-2019, 08:20 PM
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Hope your recovery is speedy and complete!

Nice little uke you have there!
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All the best for your recovery to the OP. I must say those are some of the nicest looking and fitted out ukeleles I have ever seen. If that is what being sidelined by injury looks like, I cannot wait to see the guitars that will come our of your shop when you are 100 per cent again!
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