Begins with selecting the wood for ukuleles #142 and #143. Both buyers have chosen Bear claw Sitka Spruce soundboards and bodies of Tiger Stripe Maple. They have chosen their Spruce tops, today I have selected from my considerable stash of maple, the following.
Hows this for a glorious piece of Big Leaf Maple? It will provide the book matched back as well as the two identical sides. Should be a lovely instrument.
Oh My, just look at that grain!! What a beautiful display of natures wonders.
And here is the back for the second uke. Wow another piece of wonderful wood. I have had this for ten years.
And this will be its sides.