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The Ukulele Maker

The Ukelele Maker.

by Bronwen Wall

Dave Gilberd is a luthier, a maker of stringed instruments. This report describes how Dave makes a ukulele. A note at the end of the report provides additional information about how the ukulele got its name.

This journal includes a linked article, “The Kiwileles”, which provides information about students who play in a ukulele orchestra.

Series: Junior Journal 58, Level 2, 2019

Learning area: English, The Arts

Colour wheel level: Purple

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 3

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: Dave Gilberd, guitar, Hawai‘i, instrument, jumping flea, luthier, making things, music, occupation, planning, process, stringed instrument, technology, ukulele

In: Junior Journal 58, Level 2, 2019

Publication date: June 2019

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