Mmmmm! Koa

I've got a  Koa thang goin' on.  Here's a new Koa Tenor Ukulele with some nice looking wood.  I think this is the last of the same billet as shown on the "cut, color and curl" blog.  Good thing because I get bored easily.  Fortunately…

New Koa Tenor Ukulele, Old Growth Koa

Here's a new Koa Tenor Ukulele with wood that I snagged from a local vendor.  He's been stashing this wood for some time and it's really old and really curly. As usual, I kept my build on the simple side with the focus is on…

Curly Redwood Tenor Ukulele

Old Growth Curly RedwoodPartridge Wood Finger Board and BridgeSuper Curly Maple Back and SidesBlack Walnut Burl Accents/Koa BindingCurly Maple Neck

Custom Tenor Ukulele--Myrtle and Walnut

Alternative sound boards of Koa or Oregon Myrtle with a Black Walnut body are still one of my favorite wood combinations for custom tenor ukuleles.   Here I have used curly Oregon Myrtle for the sound board and curly Black Walnut for…