My wife and I play in the Diamond Harbour Ukulele Band (DHUB for short) but I've always played acoustic bass. Finally overcome with strumming jealousy, I decided to invest in a ukulele. But, since I've got an old banjo and my wife has a Greek Bouzouki, I figured if I could learn the chords on a DGBE-tuned Baritone Uke, I could use the same fingering to play them all! I started trawling TradeMe (New Zealand's too small for Ebay to bother) and ran into a problem. New Zealand seems to be going through a Ukulele renaissance at the moment and second hand ukuleles are going for hundreds of dollars while guitars are going for tens. Would it be possible to take 2 strings off a guitar and call it a ukulele? Read on!