Uke Build: Nut Nose

(Prev: Nut Install)

This is the point at which the “run out” occurs on the sanded surface of the headstock overlay. I elected to do this step as you see in the picture.

The other method is to calculate the break point of the “run out” to coincide with the front edge of the nut, making the […]

Uke Build: Nut Install

(Prev: Neck Glue-Up)

The nut and saddle are bone, not plastic. I find plastic to be a detriment to good sound on musical instruments. Tusk is not a bad choice and tends to soften an instrument with a longer scale length. Tusk is a synthetic, but I find it a good second choice, if bone is […]