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Holiday Fare #1

To be delivered to Hale Ukulele no later than December 3rd is this super tenor ukulele--Holiday Fare #1. All Koa, very woodsy, light curl.  I added the maple/mahogany herringbone accents because it just really worked well with this set…
turquoise mango tenor ukulele

Turquoise Mango Tenor Ukulele

Sometimes my clients drag me kicking and screaming out of comfort zone.  This ukulele, the Turquoise Mango Tenor Ukulele, is an example. The mango wood I obtained from Kamuela Hardwoods on the big island early this year.  I've got a…
Holiday Fare for Hale
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Holiday Fare at Hale

Holiday Fare at Hale Ukulele in San Diego.  Here's a picture of instruments that I hope will be finished and delivered to Hale Ukulele around the first of December.  Just a teaser!  Got some new Koa ukes in super tenor, pineapple and long…
luna moth tenor ukulele

Luna Moth Tenor Ukulele

This is a Koa and Swiss Spruce super tenor ukulele. The new owner wanted something special for the head stock so we ordered up a luna moth by inlay artist Craig Lavin.  We're calling it the Luna Moth Tenor Ukulele. The Swiss Spruce and…
Tassy Concert Ukulele

Tassy Concert Ukulele

This Tassy Concert Ukulele went to Hale Ukulele a couple of weeks ago. Tasmanian Blackwood, until recently, is scarce and difficult to get here in the USA.  There is some currently available at Hearne Hardwoods in Pennsylvania.  My…

Swiss Moon and Koa Ukulele

By request, I built this Swiss Moon and Koa Ukulele for San Diego ukulele instructor and musician Kev. Kev has written more than a few instructional books on ukulele playing and alternative tuning.  He's quite talented. I've told…

Curly Myrtle and Bear Super Tenor Ukulele

Another super tenor ukulele!  I received a few sets of spectacular Oregon Myrtle wood from my supplier Vince at Pacific Coast Woods late last year.  This is a Curly Myrtle and Bear Super Tenor Ukulele. Oregon Myrtle, like Hawaiian Koa,…

Koa and Bearclaw Standard Tenor Ukulele

This is a Koa and Bearclaw Standard Tenor Ukulele.  The first Koa and Bearclaw Tenor I built this year was a Super Tenor shape.   I posted pictures of that instrument here. This set of koa is from my personal stash but I decided I…

Mango Tenor Pineapple Ukulele

It's mango time again.  This new Mango Tenor Pineapple Ukulele is now at Hale Ukulele in San Diego. This ukulele is made out of some of my older sets of mango.  There's a little bit of black, grey and mustard yellow mixed with a bit…

Jaguar Scratch Mahogany Guilele

Guilele or maybe just a parlor size classical guitar? Here's my first 6 string baritone ukulele--the Jaguar Scratch Mahogany Guilele. The back sides of this instrument are made from a special set of Honduran Mahogany with a figure that…