Makau Tenor Ukulele

Here's my version of Hawaiian Makau with tribal accents.  As I said in my last post, I am into my South Pacific roots at the present.  This Koa is from Maui, and I really like the color--no killer figure, but it is really attractive and also…

Olukai Ho'olaule'a Ukulele

It's about time again for the Olukai Ho'olaule'a on Maui--Olukai's celebration of the ocean, ocean life and the Hawaiian culture that embraces it.  This year it will be held on May 12-13th.  Pictured here is this year's Ho'o Aloha award.  I…

Koa Concert Ukulele

Just finished this Koa concert ukulele.  I'm still fond of the asymmetric soundhole placement, so have used same in this instrument.  It's all Koa except the mahogany neck and the fret board/bridge which are Chechen.  I have accented with…

Ukulele Love?

Some wives of my ukulele customers have voiced concern over their spouse's infatuation with their new instruments.  Here's just one example taken to the next level.  Tasteful,  don't you think?