Hits and tips for making a

Cigar Box Ukulele

............................................................... from the scrapbox


ukulele front view

If you have been considering making a ukulele, but have been put off by the lack of access to the specialist materials usually needed, then perhaps the experience gained in my own 'scrap box' construction will be of some use to you.

Also of interest may be my use of the free Google SketchUp program, that I found invaluable in the initial design stage, and an Excel spreadsheet I created for calculating the fret spacing for any required scale length.

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Website created: October 2010 - Last updated:08 October 2010
Author and webmaster: Peter Attwood