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Making Music

Say "aloha" to your next craft project! Make your very own Hawaiian guitar with this fun and easy DIY kit that includes an unfinished pre-assembled body, guitar neck and strings. Once you've put your four-string guitar together you can customize it with paint, wood stain or other decorations. Takes a few hours to complete. Requires sand paper, glue, craft knife and screw driver, not included. Made in China.

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Item ID
17304
Ages
14+
Made from
plastic, metal, wood
Measurements
body: 9.5" L x 7" W; neck: 11.5" L
assembled: 21" L
Notes
Assembly requires adult supervision.

Click here to see Make Your Own Ukulele Kit instructions.

WARNING:
CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

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MAKE YOUR OWN UKULELE KIT
 
4.3

(based on 72 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (37)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lasting fun (14)
  • Easy to use (11)
  • Creative (9)
  • Fun (8)
  • Good quality (4)

Cons

  • Messy (3)
  • Poor quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Gift (20)
  • Art (15)
  • Entertaining (9)
  • Long term use (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (7), Quality oriented (7), Budget shopper (5), Simple tastes (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (58), No (6)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (24)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other (11), Child (9), Husband (6), Self (4), Father (3)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (21), Birthday (5), Father’s day (3), Other (3)

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4.0

Ukulele Kit

By 

from Houston

About Me Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Quick And Easy Diy Kit

Cons

  • Bad Chinese Directions

Best Uses

  • Present For Grandniece

Comments about MAKE YOUR OWN UKULELE KIT:

Fun and pretty easy DIY Ukulele kit. Chinese directions included impossible dimensions in the directions, but it worked out fine.
String height above the frets is the most critical dimensions.
All in all a pretty nice little Uke!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
  • Primary use:
  • Personal
  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
  • Other
  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Birthday

Comment on this review

 
5.0

Its everything i expected to be

By 

from Toluca, México

About Me Value Oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Quality
  • Good Variety
  • Lasting Fun
  • Stores Easily

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Art

    Comments about MAKE YOUR OWN UKULELE KIT:

    It was an excellent gift, its cheap, its "interactive", its original and it has a very good quality, i would also buy one for me.

    Service and delivery comments:

    I tried the fast delivery and it was perfect, they sent it a Friday and delivered a Monday, also they gave me a link to track the international shipment to Mexico in DHL

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes, Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or Hanukkah

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    Excellent project for your artistS!

    By 

    from USA

    About Me Quality Oriented

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Inspires creativity
    • Keepsake
    • Lasting Fun
    • Togetherness Project

    Cons

    • Could Use More Thorough D

    Best Uses

    • Art
    • Long Term Use
    • Music

    Comments about MAKE YOUR OWN UKULELE KIT:

    Great gift for an upcoming artist with innate musical tendencies! bought this as a New Years Eve artist's project for neice who loved the idea, the time together with her Grandfather building it and painting it.. and of course the fact that it was to be a true musical instrument to accompany her and be a keepsake. No indication with package itself of the difference in strings.. this would be a key update to make verbally on the packaging to get the tuning right the first time as there is no extra sting in the box. Love it if it is truly tune-able and...one came cracked on front but slight and was covered with paint by an enthusiastic artist.
    Great project !

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes, Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Child
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other

    Comment on this review

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    fun

    By 

    from New York

    About Me Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lasting Fun

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about MAKE YOUR OWN UKULELE KIT:

        This is a great gift for my musician son, he has not put it together yet so I am not sure how it will hold up, but its a fun idea. Just wish it would have come with simple things like sandpaper, glue etc.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes, Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Child
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Christmas or Hanukkah

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Loved it!

        By 

        from Brooklyn, NY

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lasting Fun
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Art

          Comments about MAKE YOUR OWN UKULELE KIT:

          A great gift which encourages creativity and creates an activity for a child to do with an adult--something today's child needs desperately.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes, Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Child
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Christmas or Hanukkah

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great value

          By 

          from Minneapolis, MN

          About Me Value Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Lasting Fun
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

          • Some Superficial Flaws

          Best Uses

          • Art
          • Long Term Use
          • Musical instrument

          Comments about MAKE YOUR OWN UKULELE KIT:

          Pictures with the instructions would be helpful, otherwise good product for the cost.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes, Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Husband
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Christmas or Hanukkah

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Great gift for a music lover!

          By 

          from Kansas City, MO

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lasting Fun

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gift

            Comments about MAKE YOUR OWN UKULELE KIT:

            I gave this to my boss who plays guitar. He loved it! He's going to have his grandkids decorate it over the holidays. I expect to hear beautiful music coming from his office in 2015.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes, Yes
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Other
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Christmas or Hanukkah

            Comment on this review

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            From Exhileration to Despair

            By 

            from Chicagoland

            About Me Value Oriented

            Pros

            • Wonderful Concept

            Cons

            • Faulty Part Failed

            Best Uses

            • Creative Activity
            • Fun
            • Skill building

            Comments about MAKE YOUR OWN UKULELE KIT:

            Purchased this for my husband for both his birthday and a before/after project for upcoming hip replacement surgery. I was so excited to find and give it to him: SO PERFECT as he loves both woodworking & "relearning" to play the guitar.

            He was THRILLED ~ like a little kid ~ and even said it was the best, most thoughtful gift he'd ever received! He had so much fun with idea of building HIS own very personalized ukelele. He ordered some very special stickers/decals from an artist in Japan and picked out a stain he loved. He lovingly/ carefully tried patiently to assemble ~ but certain parts (the head/neck and the bridge) seemed somehow faulty and/or just did not fit properly ~ and ultimately broke loose and the everything became a tangled mess.

            He was SO looking forward to learning to play it during his recovery, but instead felt down about his failure to make it work. I regret that I didn't return it and request a new one. I still believe if the parts fit properly, this is a potentially an all-around WONDERFUL product/concept and gift.

            Service and delivery comments:

            The service/ delivery was OUTSTANDING. Since I discovered it only a few days before the birthday, I just assumed I would give it to him a little late ~ but it arrived so promptly and carefully packed in just two and a half days (standard shipping) and I was THRILLED!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes, Yes
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Husband
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Birthday

            Comment on this review

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great gift idea!

            By 

            from New Jersey

            About Me Value Oriented

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Art
                • Long Term Use

                Comments about MAKE YOUR OWN UKULELE KIT:

                This is the perfect Christmas gift for my twenty-something artist/ musician nephew...it can't miss! Even if, as an instrument, it's a dud, he can still use it to express himself through the art aspect of it! He loves the ukulele, so I don't think I can go wrong with this choice! Great idea & the perfect gift for the "not-so-easy-to-buy-for" artist!

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes, Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Other
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Read fine print

                By 

                from Newark, NJ

                About Me Educator

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lasting Fun

                Cons

                • Glue Not Included
                • Messy
                • Poor Quality
                • Strings Very Poor Quality

                Best Uses

                • Art

                Comments about MAKE YOUR OWN UKULELE KIT:

                Did not come wrapped like previous gifts I had ordered,and message that I wrote was not included. This bothered me more than the fact that strings are poor quality and no glue was included.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Father
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Father’s Day

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