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Gluing Up of Top and Back of 'Ukulele


NOTE: The Top (sound board) and Back of the 'ukulele are made from gluing two matching pieces to make one piece.


1. Jointer edges of Top and Back pieces to make a straight edge for gluing together.

2. Hold the two pieces at a 45 degree angle and tape together.

3. Turn over, glue together, and tape to hold the two together.



4. Let dry until the next class.

5. Have instructor sand Top and Back pieces to proper thickness.



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Date last modified: 4/27/00

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