blond curly koa tenor ukulele
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Blond Curly Koa Tenor Ukulele

One of my latest deliveries to Hale Ukulele is this Blond Curly Koa Tenor Ukulele. Actually, I delivered two blond curly koa ukuleles but one was a concert which I will post next week.   Both instruments were accented the same but I…
Koa Baritone Ukulele 2017
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Koa Baritone Ukulele 2017

I don't get many requests for Baritone Ukulele and when I do they usually come in multiples.  This new Koa Baritone Ukulele 2017 was a shop request for Hale Ukulele.  Ric has been getting more and more requests for Baritone Ukulele for the…
makau koa tenor ukulele

Makau Koa Tenor Ukulele

Here's a new Makau Koa Tenor Ukulele just delivered before a short summer break.  A local ukulele artist wanted Koa, Blue Paua Abalone purfling and rosette along with an Abalone Turtle and White Mother-of-pearl Makau on the fret board--check,…
starflower inlay koa tenor ukulele

Starflower Inlay Koa Tenor Ukulele

This instrument I've named the Starflower Inlay Koa Tenor Ukulele because of the cool starflower inlay on the headstock.  The inlay is of mother-of-pearl and paua abalone.   This tenor ukulele is constructed of a very dark, solid…
Koa and Myrtle Wood Combo Tenor Ukulele
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Koa and Myrtle Wood Combo Tenor Ukulele

Here's another of my "mix and match" ukulele.  This Koa and Myrtle Wood Combo Tenor Ukulele turned out pretty nice. I could have used Sitka or Cedar for the top but most of my clients prefer hard wood instruments.  I was dying to use this…
paua moon tenor pineapple ukulele
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Paua Moon Tenor Pineapple Ukulele

This is one of the last of a series of pineapple ukulele that I have made for Hale Ukulele in San Diego--at least for the present.  I just delivered this instrument today.  Because of the beautiful Paua Moon inlay on the head stock, I'm calling…
lotus blossom tenor mango pineapple ukulele

Lotus Blossom Tenor Mango Pineapple Ukulele

I'm still getting pineapple ukulele requests.  Must be something in the air!  This is Linda's Lotus Blossom Tenor Mango Pineapple Ukulele.   Linda is a collector, player and composer from back East and I am pleased that she asked me…
Killer Whale Koa Tenor Ukulele

Killer Whale Koa Tenor Ukulele

  I always have some broken sets of wood that can be difficult to use.   And, I just received this cool little Killer Whale inlay but wasn't sure what to do with it.  The Killer Whale Koa Tenor Ukulele became the answer. The…
pineapple moon koa tenor ukulele
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Pineapple Moon Koa Tenor Ukulele

I'm still trying to get Ric at Hale Ukulele restocked.  Here's the latest Pineapple Moon Koa Tenor Ukulele to be delivered. This look of Koa has a lot of different names but I like "waterfall" curl the best.  I'm trying to keep in stock…
camphor wood burl tenor an attack on the senses ukulele

Camphor Wood Burl Tenor An Attack on the Senses Ukulele

I'm thinking that by the time this commentary hits the air that this instrument will be in the hands of its new owner. The Camphor Wood Burl Tenor An Attack on the Senses Ukulele is appropriately named.  I'm not sure if you want to play it,…