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Koa Lover’s Tenor - Available 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…
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Paniolo Tenor Ukulele - Available at Hale Ukulele

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…
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Paua Moon Koa Tenor Ukulele - Available at Hale Ukulele

Here's a peek at a new delivery to Hale Ukulele  this coming week.  This is the Paua Moon Koa Tenor Ukulele. Ric asked for an all Koa standard tenor with a bit of bling.  On this ukulele there is Paua purfling with blue fiber accents, and…
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Koa Lovers Tenor Ukulele - Sold at Hale Ukulele

This new instrument is a Koa Lovers Tenor Ukulele. I love a perfectly matched set of wood but I also like a little variety.  Here I'm using thee different looks of culy Koa wood for the main components of the body. You know,  trying…

Lava Lamp Super Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build

When I was shown this interesting piece of compression koa wood I had to have it.  I had a little buyers remorse when I received it because I wasn't sure that I was going to be able to bend these heavy compression curls.  Sooner or later I…

Blister Koa Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build

Here's a new custom build, the Blister Koa Tenor Ukulele, featuring a 100 year old sound board and a standard ukulele shape. This is my first build using this look in Koa wood.  At first it looks kinda plain and darkish with chocolate…

Holiday Fare #1

To be delivered to Hale Ukulele no later than December 3rd is this super tenor ukulele--Holiday Fare #1. All Koa, very woodsy, light curl.  I added the maple/mahogany herringbone accents because it just really worked well with this set…

Koa Super Tenor Ukulele

Just out the door is this Koa Super Tenor Ukulele.   This instrument is one of the first that I have constructed using my super tenor shape.  The shape is reminiscent of the guitar "J" models with a rounded lower bout.   I added another…

The Kitty Tenor Ukulele

Here's the second in the trio of tenor ukuleles delivered recently.   This is The Kitty Tenor Ukulele. The woods for each instrument were personally selected.  This is a nice dark, curly koa selection that I have used before.  Koa…
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Tri-color Koa Super Tenor Ukulele

I'm going to make my November deliveries to Hale Ukulele tomorrow and here is the first of a half dozen instruments for the holidays.  I'm calling this one the Tri-color Koa Super Tenor Ukulele.  I love, love, love the look of this Koa. …