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Compression Koa Concert - Sold at Hale Ukulele

Also delivered to Hale Ukulele last week is this new Compression Koa Concert. It's a long neck or tenor !7" scale instrument.  I'm making them all that way now. It's got koa, koa and more koa for the body--cool compression koa…

Teredo Worm Concert Ukulele

Okay gang!  Here's one for the books.  This is the Teredo Worm Concert Ukulele custom.   The sound board is a heavily damaged piece of Alaskan Sitka Spruce--no need for a sound hole here.  There are a couple of guitars floating around…
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Hale Holiday Fare 5 - Contact Hale Ukulele

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…
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…

Plumeria and Koa Concert Ukulele

This cutie went to Hale Ukulele a month or two ago but didn't stay too long.  This is the Plumeria and Koa Concert Ukulele. This is one of my newer concerts with a tenor ukulele scale of 17".  To compensate for the longer scale I've…
bubinga and bear long neck concert ukulele

Bubinga and Bear Long Neck Concert Ukulele

This is the Bubinga and Bear Long Neck Concert Ukulele. Unless a standard concert scale is requested, all of my concert sized instruments this year will have a 17" tenor scale as well as 15 frets to the body.  The 17" scale is not out…
long neck koa concert ukulele

Long Neck Koa Concert Ukulele

I may have turned the corner on concert ukulele design.   After reluctantly making a few long neck concerts (tenor 17" scale), I have decided to make them all with this scale length.  Whether they are tuned high or low "G" they are bright…
moonlight mango concert

Moonlight Mango Concert

Now at Hale Ukulele, the Moonlight Mango Concert.  This really nifty set of Mango Wood was passed over by a potential client a couple of months ago and I immediately snatched it up for myself.  I didn't even know that I had it until I dug…
rockin' moon concert ukulele

Rockin’ Moon Concert Ukulele

I'm calling this new instrument the Rockin' Moon Concert Ukulele.  Built for a local musician, this concert ukulele features custom inlay art taken from a poster announcing one of his gigs.  The gold mother-of-pearl moon head stock inlay was…
My Little Brown Gal Concert Ukulele

My Little Brown Gal Concert Ukulele

When I first got this Koa it looked very much like Claro Walnut.  I even took a picture of the wood and sent it to my supplier with that question since it was sold to me as Koa.  Nevertheless, I persisted with the project and as soon as I…