black limba tenor ukulele

Moonlight Mango Concert

Now at Hale Ukulele, the Moonlight Mango Concert.  This really nifty set of Mango Wood was passed over by a potential client a couple of months ago and I immediately snatched it up for myself.  I didn't even know that I had it until I dug…
hale ukulele koa tenor ukulele

Hale Ukulele Koa Tenor Ukulele

Here's a new tenor ukulele delivered to Hale Ukulele in San Diego.  The Hale Ukulele Koa Tenor Ukulele exhibits some Koa wood that I obtained from Notable Hardwoods early last year This Koa was sourced from the Big Island over 20 years ago…
the new york minute tenor ukulele

The New York Minute Tenor Ukulele

Since this instrument went to New York, I'm calling it The New York Minute Tenor Ukulele.   It's new owner asked for a little bit of everything.   For starters, the sound board and body have a highly figured and colorful set of Koa. I…
rockin' moon concert ukulele

Rockin' Moon Concert Ukulele

I'm calling this new instrument the Rockin' Moon Concert Ukulele.  Built for a local musician, this concert ukulele features custom inlay art taken from a poster announcing one of his gigs.  The gold mother-of-pearl moon head stock inlay was…
koa tenor ukulele

Koa Tenor Ukulele

Ric at Hale Ukulele says "I need more"!  So here's a Koa Tenor Ukulele ukulele that I built per his request. This alternative curl, curly dark Koa has a lot of visuals going for it.  I have straight curl Koa in stock but, honestly,…
baritone ukuleles are getting hot again

Baritone Ukuleles Are Getting Hot Again

It seems that requests for Baritone Ukuleles Are Getting Hot Again. Lately there has been more interest in this small "almost a guitar" than ever.  Trying to keep up with the demand, I delivered this new Koa Baritone to Hale Ukulele last week.   This…
redwood walnut long neck concert ukulele

Redwood Walnut Long Neck Concert Ukulele

Here's a Redwood Walnut Long Neck Concert Ukulele delivered the week before last.   An unusual combination of woods, by request, that worked better than I expected. The most notable component of this instrument is a salvage "sinker"…
another koa tenor pineapple ukulele

Another Koa Tenor Pineapple Ukulele

It seems like I can't keep these instruments in stock at Hale Ukulele; so, here's Another Koa Tenor Pineapple Ukulele. I try to keep some variety in these instruments whether it be wood or embellishments.  I use Koa almost exclusively…
rope purfling koa tenor ukulele

Rope Purfling Koa Tenor Ukulele

This Rope Purfling Koa Tenor Ukulele was delivered and sold at Hale Ukulele last month.  I think this instrument is fairly representative of my standard ukulele builds.  Each instrument is complimented with wood binding and colored purfling,…
black limba tenor ukulele

Black Limba Tenor Ukulele

African Black Limba is not as highly respected as an acoustic instrument wood as it is for electrics.  However, I have used this wood for over 10 years and have always been pleased with the sound of these instruments.  It may be a little low…