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swiss moon spruce and pomelle bubinga baritone ukulele

Swiss Moon Spruce and Pomelle Bubinga Baritone Ukulele

Last year I got my hands on some unusual woods:  Swiss Moon Spruce and some Blonde Pomelle Bubinga.  This is the Swiss Moon Spruce and Pomelle Bubinga Baritone Ukulele for Joseph. Here's the link for the story on the Swiss Moon Spruce. …
tri-color koa baritone ukulele

Tri-color Koa Baritone Ukulele

Happy New Year y'all!  Here's another ukulele from 2018 year end--a Tri-color Koa Baritone Ukulele. A few posts back I showed a super tenor made from wood cut from the same billet.  That one didn't last long at Hale Ukulele and this…
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…
yogi bari

Yogi Bari

There is a story behind the Yogi Bari baritone ukulele, but it's a little long, so I'll give you a break.  I do have a wood story though. This instrument is made from Tasmanian Blackwood sourced from Gilmer Wood Company in Portland Oregon. …
baritone ukuleles are getting hot again
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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…
firefly myrtle baritone ukulele

Firefly Myrtle Baritone Ukulele

Here's a new instrument which has been named the Firefly Myrtle Baritone Ukulele by it's owner.  This is a good example of tiger stripe myrtle wood from the south coast of Oregon.  I've made some instruments before out of this unusual and…
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…
Koa Baritone Ukulele 2017

Baritone Mania

Suzie wanted a baritone, then Craig, and now Don.  This baritone ukulele is constructed of Tasmanian Blackwood.  Binding is Oregon curly Maple and it sports vintage purfling and chevron backstrip.  I upgraded the tuners to Gotoh Mini's.  Accents…
Koa Baritone Ukulele 2017

New Year-New Baritone

After seeing OMG Suzie's baritone, Craig wanted one as close to hers as possible.  This instrument is constructed out of the same wood as Suzie's, with East Indian Rosewood binding, and Oregon curly maple accents--no frills.  The headstock…
Koa Baritone Ukulele 2017

OMG Suzie!

Suzie ordered a baritone koa ukulele.  Nothing fancy she said, no pick-up, no glitz.  OK, I put strings on  this instrument this weekend and, although I have not finished final adjustment, I have totally fallen in love with this instrument.…