1. Step 3 of making my cigar box uke from Papas Boxes. Note: I put the glue on pretty thick and had a lot cleanup not shown. For the next steps I'll use a little less glue.

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  2. Before starting Step 4, which entails installing the neck and the tuner gear box, I'm doing the optional step of glueing a brace on the lid of the box to support the string tension.

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  3. Step 4 (part 1) of making my cigar box uke from Papas Boxes. This is the longest step in the process, so I'm breaking it into 2 parts. In this part I sand the geared tuner bracket, setup the neck template, and measure for the geared tuner bracket.

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  4. Step 4 (part 2) of making my cigar box uke from Papas Boxes. This is the longest step in the process, so I'm breaking it into 2 parts. In this part I glue and screw in the gear box bracket and the neck.

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  5. Step 5 of making my cigar box uke from Papas Boxes. In this step I drill the hole for the pick-up jack, then sand and finish the uke with five coats of satin gloss polyurethane.

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