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Curly Mango Baritone Please

I'd like a Curly Mango Baritone Please.  That was the request and fortunately I have lots of curly sets on stock at the present.  This particular set of Curly Mango has a little bit of everything--good chocolate colors, some spalt and lots…

Six String Redwood Baritone Ukulele

Here's a custom request from back east--a Six String Redwood Baritone Ukulele. The top wood is the feature on this instrument.  Personally picked out by the client, this is an exceptional piece of old growth California Redwood.  It…

Carol’s Music Box Baritone Ukulele

Here's a recent project that was some time in the making--Carol's Music Box Baritone Ukulele.  I know that Carol would love to have had an ukulele where every piece of wood was a different and exotic (I'm going to make one of those by the way)…

India Rosewood and Redwood Baritone

With this post, I'm actually caught up on posting my backlog of completed instruments.  This is an India Rosewood and Redwood Baritone ukulele now in the hands of Canadian Alan. Wood Story Late last year and continuing into this year…

Spalted Koa Baritone Ukulele

No fancy names this time.  Here is a new Spalted Koa Baritone Ukulele going out this week. This instrument is made from the same billet of koa that the San Franciso Dream Ukulele is made from.  It's the big brother. Besides the…
swiss moon spruce and pomelle bubinga baritone ukulele

Swiss Moon Spruce and Pomelle Bubinga Baritone Ukulele

Last year I got my hands on some unusual woods:  Swiss Moon Spruce and some Blonde Pomelle Bubinga.  This is the Swiss Moon Spruce and Pomelle Bubinga Baritone Ukulele for Joseph. Here's the link for the story on the Swiss Moon Spruce. …
tri-color koa baritone ukulele

Tri-color Koa Baritone Ukulele

Happy New Year y'all!  Here's another ukulele from 2018 year end--a Tri-color Koa Baritone Ukulele. A few posts back I showed a super tenor made from wood cut from the same billet.  That one didn't last long at Hale Ukulele and this…
claro walnut baritone ukulele

Claro Walnut Baritone Ukulele

I just got back from a week off.  Before I left, I delivered this Claro Walnut Baritone Ukulele.  A few posts back you might have seen a claro walnut long neck concert ukulele which looked very similar. This instrument sports a Sinker…
yogi bari

Yogi Bari

There is a story behind the Yogi Bari baritone ukulele, but it's a little long, so I'll give you a break.  I do have a wood story though. This instrument is made from Tasmanian Blackwood sourced from Gilmer Wood Company in Portland Oregon. …
baritone ukuleles are getting hot again

Baritone Ukuleles Are Getting Hot Again

It seems that requests for Baritone Ukuleles Are Getting Hot Again. Lately there has been more interest in this small "almost a guitar" than ever.  Trying to keep up with the demand, I delivered this new Koa Baritone to Hale Ukulele last week.   This…