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Quilt and Curl Super Tenor Ukulele - Sold

Aloha 2021!  First of the year is this Quilt and Curl Super Tenor Ukulele. I'm still exploring different possibilities here using some unusual compression curl Koa wood and some silvery, quilt Maple wood.  You know I like them both. The…

Last Ukulele 2020 - Custom Build

Happy New Year Y'all!  Here is the Last Ukulele 2020--well, not the last build but the last completed instrument of the year.  It is a concert sized uke with a standard concert scale, a standard depth and volume custom build for a special…
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Every Note A Love Song - Custom Build

Delivered last weekend is this new Tenor Ukulele--Every Note A Love Song. This is the tribute ukulele for the family of the individual who was responsible for the salvage of the pier piling fir from the Navy Base in San Diego.  Rather…
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Birdseye Maple Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

The eyes have it!  This is a Birdseye Maple Tenor Ukulele. I know that you've seen this sound board material before and you're going to see it again four more times at least.  This is the Pier Piling Douglas Fir from San Diego Bay. …

Custom Koa Mix Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build

I guess that my Custom Koa Mix Tenor Ukulele are not just a flukes.  Here's a custom requested super tenor done in three different Koa's. The Sound Board is the last piece of dark, chocolate, curly koa I received from Allied Lutherie…
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Oregon Myrtle Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

When ya gotta have an Oregon Myrtle Tenor Ukulele this is a look that you might want to consider. This is my second cut-a-way super tenor this year.  I'm still working on construction ideas but think that I think this design will remain…

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…

Koa Lover’s Tenor - Sold at Hale Ukulele

This is the Koa Lover's Tenor Ukulele that I am delivering to Hale Ukulele today. This instrument uses koa parts for which I have no match.  I think this is the second build using non-matched koa. These instruments are unique in that…

Paniolo Tenor Ukulele - Sold

This is the Paniolo Tenor Ukulele and it is the the second delivery to Hale Ukulele this week.   Ric was down to only one tenor ukulele so my latest push is to get him a little inventory before the holidays.  I'm re-embracing the classic…

Classic Super Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build

A classic request and a classic build for this Classic Super Tenor Ukulele. Actually, it took a little time to decide on the sound board if I remember.  We finally settled on some new stock of "old growth" California Redwood.  I'm a…