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the roberta tenor ukulele custom built by kimo ukulele san diego california made from salvage koa wood from the big island of hawaii

The Roberta Tenor Ukulele

This is the first of three standard tenor ukuleles recently delivered.  I'm calling this one The Roberta Tenor Ukulele. This set of Koa wood is the second to last from 4 sets that I received from Allied Lutherie about 4 years ago. …
the love machine tenor ukulele

The Love Machine Tenor Ukulele

This is a tenor ukulele custom built and delivered a couple of months ago.  I'm calling this instrument The Love Machine Tenor Ukulele.  This ukulele is built on my Hula Hips mold which is a wider and deeper conventional shape.  The heart…
anciient spruce and bubinga super tenor ukulele

Ancient Spruce and Bubinga Super Tenor Ukulele

An unusual combination of woods with a big warm sound, this is the Ancient Spruce and Bubinga Super Tenor Ukulele.  The client really wanted something different in appearance and his personal selection of these woods definitely added some excitement…
the cindy tenor ukulele
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Bear Koa Tenor Ukulele

I'm thinking of all the Bear, Bare and Beer jokes I could use here.   OK, guess not!  This is the Bear Koa Tenor Ukulele now at Hale Ukulele. This is a standard tenor shape with a subtle curl Koa back and sides and a subtle Bear Claw…
ric's new super tenor ukulele

Ric's New Super Tenor Ukulele

This is Hale Ukulele owner Ric's New Super Tenor Ukulele.  It looks a bit like the last one that he got from me but he sold that one and wanted another for his collection. Same materials as before:  ancient spruce sound board, curly…
blond and chocolate myrtle super tenor ukulele

Blond and Chocolate Myrtle Super Tenor Ukulele

It's been awhile since I have built one of my all Myrtle wood ukuleles.  This particular instrument, delivered to Hale Ukulele  last week,  I am naming the Blond and Chocolate Myrtle Super Tenor Ukulele.  This is a great departure from some…
pineapple and paua tenor ukulele
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Pineapple and Paua Tenor Ukulele

Friday is delivery day to Hale Ukulele.  Here's a new Pineapple and Paua Tenor Ukulele for the shop. Got some pretty Koa here.  As with almost all the pineapple ukuleles I use green and black fiber for accent color.  This particular…
earthtone cedar and koa super tenor ukulele
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Earthtone Cedar and Koa Super Tenor Ukulele

Here is a new super tenor ukulele delivered to Hale Ukulele the week before last.  This year I am planning on building more instruments with traditional tonewood tops.  So here is the Earthtone Cedar and Koa Super Tenor Ukulele -- the second…
the love machine hula hips tenor ukulele

The Love Machine Hula Hips Tenor Ukulele

Without being overly extravagant, this Hula Hips Tenor Ukulele is now a one-of-a-kind.  This is The Love Machine Hula Hips Tenor Ukulele.  While being a bit wider and deeper than the standard tenor shape it is not out of proportion for a grand…
the cindy tenor ukulele

The Cindy Tenor Ukulele

Here is The Cindy Tenor Ukulele.  This is a standard tenor ukulele built from the "Tri-Color" koa billet of wood I obtained last year.  Even though this is the third instrument I have made from the same piece of koa, each one one has exhibited…