Zebra Wood Tenor Ukulele

I've had this stripey, spalted Zebra Wood Tenor Ukulele set sitting in the wood stacks for a long time.  I was re-organizing  my wood stocks and decided that it was time to put it to good use.   I also am a sucker for spalted wood of any…
Koa and Paua Abalone

Koa and Paua Abalone Custom Tenor Ukulele

Here's a new custom tenor ukulele made of salvage Koa from the Big Island.  The Paua Abalone purfling combined with the darker Koa wood really pops.  I think that these two components: Koa and Paua Abalone, especially dark Koa, are very…
Humpback Whale Inlay

Tasmanian Blackwood Ukulele with Humpback Whale Inlay

Just put strings on!  This custom tenor ukulele is constructed from solid Tasmanian Blackwood. Common to Southern Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania this acacia (acacia melanoxylon) has been called Koa Wood's Cousin from the southern hemisphere. I'm…

Plumeria Flowers Inlay on a new Concert Ukulele

This concert ukulele is the first with a new Plumeria Flowers inlay.  In the past I have used thin-lam products and laser cuts to accomplish this task but decided to try the same flower design with solid mother-of-pearl. This custom…