5 string super tenor ukulele

5 String Super Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

Got a request for another 100 year old Pier Piling instrument.  It seems that a lot of individuals have some attachment to San Diego History and the Navy.  Here's a 5 String Super Tenor Ukulele with that special wood as a sound board. These…
stray cat special ukulele

Stray Cat Special Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

Pat is the lead for San Diego group The Stray Cat's and this is his new instrument--the Stray Cat Special Ukulele. The Koa for this ukulele was picked not so much for it's color or grain but for the extreme chatoyance of it's curly figure. …
dark star concert ukulele
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Dark Star Concert Ukulele - For Sale $1650

Here's the latest new instrument, the Dark Star Concert Ukulele.   This is a long neck or tenor scaled instrument with a concert sized body.   I've horded this beautiful set of  curly Koa from Hearne Hardwoods for a few years…
macassar sinker redwood pineapple ukulele

Macassar Sinker Redwood Pineapple Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

The Macassar Sinker Redwood Pineapple Ukulele is the result of a request for an alternative wood instrument. First you got yer Sinker Redwood Soundboard.  Yup, the stripey look is pretty normal for this water aged wood.  Just try and count…

Red Woods Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

Guess I'm still in my guitar mode.  Here's a new instrument with a lot of red woods, a guitar "J" shape and a guitar-like look.  This is the Red Woods Tenor Ukulele.   It's my super tenor model. The Sound Board is the darkest piece…
denim walnut tenor ukulele

Denim Walnut Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

Here's the latest to get strings, the Denim Walnut Tenor Ukulele.  This is a standard tenor shape. I am using mostly domestic woods for this build inspired by my Port Orford Cedar and Claro Walnut Ukulele . The Sound Board is Denim…
oregon black gold ukulele

Oregon Black Gold Ukulele - Sold

Just got the strings on this Oregon Black Gold Ukulele.  It's a super tenor shape. The body is Oregon Myrtle wood from Vince at Pacific Coast Woods. I can always count on him for his excellent eye and sawyer skills.  He calls this particular…
more koa and more ukulele

More Koa and More Ukulele - Sold

Hopefully, I haven't gone too far with this new instrument. Or maybe, not far enough. This is the More Koa and More Ukulele. For starters I am using an interesting set of curly Koa.  The curl looks a bit like tiger stripes to me.  It's…

Mango Makau Pineapple Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

I guess March Mango Madness is not quite over.  Here's the latest from the shop, the Mango Makau Pineapple Ukulele. A different look in Hawaiian Mango from the last post.  This instrument sports a more stacked curl but still presents…
mango madness tenor ukulele

Mango Madness Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

This build started out as a Koa instrument but turned into the Mango Madness Tenor Ukulele. No complaints here for sure.  This Mango Wood I snatched from Kamuela Hardwoods on the Big Island in 2019.  Several of the sets showed interesting…