Canadian Tenor Ukulele

It seems like it has been a long time since I built a standard tenor ukulele.  Lately all that has been going out is super tenors, pineapples and concerts.  Here's a new build shipped last week.  I'm calling it the Canadian Tenor Ukulele. …
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Hale Holiday Fare 5

The last instrument delivered last week to Hale Ukulele is this all koa, long neck concert ukulele.  It is Hale Holiday Fare 5. Pretty much a straight forward build--it is a blend of moderate to severely curly koa. It has an extended…

Hale Holiday Fare 4

Another new tenor pineapple.  This is Hale Holiday Fare 4.   This instrument is now at Hale Ukulele . Ric asked for another tenor pineapple for the shop.  This one is all Koa--no abalone, no inlays just Koa. I like green as the…
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Purple Rain Super Tenor Ukulele

This uke is a preview of some of the builds that I am looking forward to in this coming year.  This is the Purple Rain Super Tenor Ukulele.  This instrument is to be delivered to Hale Ukulele in San Diego Tuesday, December 3rd, and is Hale…
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Hale Fare #2

Ok, here's holiday fare #2 going to Hale Ukulele this coming Tuesday.  This one I'm calling Hale Fare #2 and it's another of my curly Ambrosia Maple super tenor ukuleles topped with the 3000 year old Alaskan Ancient Spruce. I used turquoise…

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

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…