Stop paying the price of pre-bent sides or trying to bend your sides and cracking them. Bend your own sides quickly and easily.
From our Heated Side Bender Plans-Ukulele 6", build our GenOne Luthier Supply - Heated Ukulele Side Bender Tool and construct this easy-to-build tool in just a few hours. You will get the same results every time in just minutes! Note that this plan differs from our standard Ukulele Bender by being wider by 2" to allow you to bend 2 sides at one time with a standard guitar silicone blanket and 6" wide stainless steel slats.
Note: As ALL of our plans are sold as digital downloads, when you complete your plan purchase with us, you will automatically be given a download link to access the plans.
The Ukulele Bender Plans include (5) very detailed drawings giving you all of the detail you will need to build this jig with ease.
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This tool will bend sides for all our ukulele plans
With the cutaway attachment, you will be able to bend any of the above shapes.
Time to bend one side: approximately 15 minutes plus cool-down time.
Insert plans for each guitar shape are now included with each ukulele plan.
Sheet 1: Full Size drawings showing complete detail of side, of jig, including all the detailed note, dimension and materials you will need to build this jig very accurately and quickly. Also, new to this version of this plan, you can bend variable waist configurations with our adjustable waist compression plate. All the necessary details are supplied. Finally, the end retainers are detailed very completely along with spring attachment assemblies and other important details.
Sheet 2: Full sized drawings and complete detail of the Front of this jig, including all dimensions, notes and construction diagrams.
Sheet 3: Full sized drawings and complete detail of the Top of this jig, including all dimensions, notes and construction diagrams.
Sheet 4: Full sized drawings and complete details showing the spring attachment, end retainer details, variable waist retainer details, fixed waist retainer details and the aluminum guide bar detail.
Sheet 5: Full sized dimensioned drawing template file showing all plywood parts to be cut out. You can use this sheet for reference or as actual templates adhered to your plywood and cut out the parts following the drawings. Note that all parts can be cut from a 24" x 36" (609.6mm x 914.4 mm) 3/4" (19mm) plywood. If you decided to build the adjustable waist retainer you will need a couple of smaller pieces of 1/4" and 3/8" plywood. Those drawing templates are included as well.