Cigar Box Lap Ukulele

July 12, 2024

Schedule: 9 am-4 pm Fri

Instructor: B.J. Best

Registration Deadline: July 1

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Description

Want to make your own ukulele? After making your own rustic instrument, you’ll learn how to play a few songs with friends. No experience (in either woodworking or music making) necessary. Your uke will be fretless to play with a slide—bring your own slide: options include a commercial slide, a 3/4″ socket, or the neck of a beer bottle. When you’re done making your uke, you can learn and play a little music together.

Class size 12

Level Beginner and above

Student Supply List You’ll need 1×4 cut to 26” and a piece of baseboard trim cut to 6” (should be 2 ¼” w x ½” thick). Bring your (preferably) cordless drill and a compass saw (if you have one).

  • Materials Fee $20

Instructor

Photo of B.J. Best

B.J. Best

B.J. Best is an award-winning writer and educator. His interactive fiction And Then You Come to a House Not Unlike the Previous One won the 2021 Interactive Fiction Competition, the most prestigious annual competition in the field. In 2023, he finished second in the same competition with LAKE Adventure. B.J. has published seven books of poetry, most recently Everything about Breathing from Bent Paddle Press.…Read More

B.J. Best is an award-winning writer and educator. His interactive fiction And Then You Come to a House Not Unlike the Previous One won the 2021 Interactive Fiction Competition, the most prestigious annual competition in the field. In 2023, he finished second in the same competition with LAKE Adventure. B.J. has published seven books of poetry, most recently Everything about Breathing from Bent Paddle Press. He is also the author of more than fifty children’s nonfiction titles for grades K-2 through Cavendish Square. B.J. is a Professor of English and Interactive Arts at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Instructor Website

Workshops

Introduction to Interactive Fiction

Manuscript Consultation: Experimental

Cigar Box Lap Ukulele

Woodlanders Friday

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Add the $115 Woodlanders Day Fee for Friday (or $60 Half-Day Fee) to your cart, then select as many Friday workshops as you wish, ensuring that your choices don’t overlap times. Materials fees listed at the end of each workshop description will be added to the shopping cart as you make your selections.

Day fees include: your choice of workshops, lunch, snacks, beverages, and evening activities. Thursday and Sunday registrants are welcome to attend evening events on Friday or Saturday.

Half-day fees include: your choice of morning/afternoon workshops, am/pm snacks, and beverages. Does NOT include lunch, which can be purchased separately.

Friday, July 14, Workshop Schedule:

7:30-8:30               Registration check-in | Art Cafe

8:30-11:30      B01     Forging Hooks & Leaves: Hal Aavang

8:30-11:30      B02     Leaf Stamp & Stitch Pillow Cover: Evy Thuli

8:30-11:30      B03     Broken Pieces Mosaic Tile: Cindy Fleming

8:30-11:30      B04     Personalized Walking Stick: John and Marcia Whitt

8:30-10:30     B05     Create a Comforting Doodlebird: Ann Ristow

11:30-1:00              Lunch on the Green

1:00-5:00      B06      Forge a Calla Lily: Hal Aavang

1:00-4:00      B07      Nature’s Garlands: Evy Thuli

1:00-4:00      B08      Nature Imprints in Clay: Diana & Claire Johnston

1:00-4:00      B09      Rustic Wood Hooks: David Eagan

1:00-4:00      B10      Willow Garden Trellis: Jim Arendt

1:00-5:00      B11       Spirit of the Garden Twig Sculpture: Scott Kingery

5:00-6:30                  Picnic on the Green

630-8:00                  Friday Evening Fun Event

Workshop ID 24W194-B06 Catalog