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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…
Koa and Myrtle Wood Combo Tenor Ukulele

Koa and Myrtle Wood Combo Tenor Ukulele

Here's another of my "mix and match" ukulele.  This Koa and Myrtle Wood Combo Tenor Ukulele turned out pretty nice. I could have used Sitka or Cedar for the top but most of my clients prefer hard wood instruments.  I was dying to use this…
Moonscape Myrtle Wood Tenor Ukulele

Moonscape Myrtle Wood Tenor Ukulele

  Steve specifically requested a Moonscape Myrtle Wood Tenor Ukulele. He was infatuated with the amazing variety of appearances in Myrtle Wood and totally open for a combination of woods, so we came up with this instrument with a…
Shark Inlay

Shark Inlay Custom Tenor Ukulele

The shark is back!  My somewhat whimsical Shark Inlay has been revitalized on this new Tenor Ukulele.  I wanted to try something different and felt it might go well  with this chocolate heart myrtle wood from Oregon.  The Shark Inlay is…
alternative luthier tonewoods

Alternative Luthier Tonewoods, Just Because I can

I just put strings on this custom tenor ukulele last week.  This build was a bit of a materials experiment using a variety of Alternative Luthier Tonewoods.  This was not a custom order but I build these as shop instruments occasionally,…

Plumeria Flowers Inlay on a new Concert Ukulele

This concert ukulele is the first with a new Plumeria Flowers inlay.  In the past I have used thin-lam products and laser cuts to accomplish this task but decided to try the same flower design with solid mother-of-pearl. This custom…

Myrtle Concert Ukulele

By request from Ric at Hale Ukulele, I have added a few concert ukuleles to my build schedule and here is the first one for the new year.  Ric didn't make a specific request for woods so I had my way with selecting woods that might be a little…

Chocolate Heart Myrtle Custom Ukulele

Myrtle wood seems to have a greater variety of looks and colors than any other instrument wood. I'm naming this particular look " Chocolate Heart"  since it has such rich and varied browns, some greys and some hints of dark red mahogany all…

Black Tiger Myrtle Wood Tenor Ukulele

This custom tenor ukulele was ordered by my Myrtle Wood supplier.   Vince has got some great sets and you should check his site at:  www.pacificcoastwoods.net.   We're calling this Black Tiger Stripe Myrtle. As I have said before,…

Purely Platinum

I'd like to think that that term describes the curly, blond Myrtle wood top on this new Hawaiian tenor ukulele and not a gentleman's club.  Oh well, I'm doing it anyway.  This is another of my mixed wood creations:  curly black walnut back…