Float Sitka'n Koa Super Tenor

What is Float Sitka you may ask?  You may have heard of Sinker Redwood--those logs that didn't make it to the mill but sank in the rivers of northern California only to be reclaimed in recent years to be milled and dried for projects that include…
pale moon pineapple ukulele

Pale Moon Pineapple Ukulele

This  custom made Pale Moon Pineapple Ukulele is now at Hale Ukulele in San Diego California. The last one I delivered in April didn't last but a week and I was really caught short.  This is the first of two instruments for replacement. All…
longneck tamarind concert ukulele

Longneck Tamarind Concert Ukulele

This is a Longneck Tamarind Concert Ukulele (tenor scale).  My client wanted lots of spalted Tamarind wood so not only did I make the back and sides out of this unusual wood, but the neck as well.  It doesn't stop there though.  For the top…
yogi bari

Yogi Bari

There is a story behind the Yogi Bari baritone ukulele, but it's a little long, so I'll give you a break.  I do have a wood story though. This instrument is made from Tasmanian Blackwood sourced from Gilmer Wood Company in Portland Oregon. …