super duper super tenor ukulele

Super Duper Super Tenor Ukulele

It seems like the super tenor ukulele is gaining popularity rapidly.  Here's one that I delivered last month to local musician Larry.  I'm calling it the Super Duper Super Tenor Ukulele.  This is now my tenor ukulele of choice and I have…
bees wing curl koa tenor ukulele
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Bees Wing Koa Tenor Ukulele

Whether its straight, stacked, rift, crinkle, quilt or bees wing curl you just can't beat the beauty of Koa Wood.  Here's a Bees Wing Koa Tenor Ukulele exclusively built for and recently delivered to Hale Ukulele in San Diego.  Rich, warm…
myrtle and myrtle tenor ukulele

Myrtle and Myrtle Tenor Ukulele

Here's another Oregon Myrtle Wood ukulele.  I'm calling it the Myrtle and Myrtle Tenor Ukulele because it is both body and sound board of Oregon Myrtle Wood.   Myrtle Wood is approximately the same density as Hawaiian Koa Wood. …
super curly koa super tenor ukulele

Super Curly Koa Super Tenor Ukulele

Made exclusively for Hale Ukulele is this Super Curly Koa Super Tenor Ukulele.  This koa wood from the Big Island came to me via Hearne Hardwoods last year.  At the time I received this set I had no idea that it was going to have such beautiful…
claro walnut baritone ukulele

Claro Walnut Baritone Ukulele

I just got back from a week off.  Before I left, I delivered this Claro Walnut Baritone Ukulele.  A few posts back you might have seen a claro walnut long neck concert ukulele which looked very similar. This instrument sports a Sinker…
carol's honu tenor ukulele

Carol's Honu Tenor Ukulele

Delivered the week before last is Carol's Honu Tenor Ukulele. Carol really took a liking to this set of chocolate mango wood.  As with some of the other instruments from the same billet of wood, this set shows a little bit of everything--color,…
paua moontenor pineapple ukulele

Paua Moon Tenor Pineapple Ukulele

This Paua Moon Tenor Pineapple Ukulele didn't last long at Hale Ukulele.  A nice gal from the Bay Area decided to take it home last week. This ukulele is made from an unusual set of drippy, curly, blondish Koa that just screamed " make…
Honu Tenor Ukulele

Honu Tenor Ukulele

Recently delivered is Sara's Honu Tenor Ukulele.  Blond, curly Koa and Blue Paua abalone are the highlights for sure, but Larry Robinson's "Honu" head stock inlay in bronze mother-of-pearl is the icing-on-the-cake. I added Sara's…
a new hula hips tenor ukulele

A New Hula Hips Tenor Ukulele

I'm, again, behind in my posts.  Here's A New Hula Hips Tenor Ukulele delivered the week before last.   I'm starting to drift a bit towards more standard guitar type builds of late.  Maybe it is just boredom looking at all Koa--…

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…