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Black and White Ebony Ukulele

Black and White Ebony Ukulele

Yikes! It's almost Christmas.  Here's a Black and White Ebony Ukulele finished just in time. This is a super tenor shape. It's All About the Wood Back and Sides: Asian Black and White Ebony.  This is one tough wood to work with.  It's…
Pomelle Sapele Tenor Ukulele

Pomelle Sapele Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

Although most of the Sapele sets that I have are similar in appearance, I am not yet tired of a Pomelle Sapele Tenor Ukulele.   It's All About the Wood Body:  African Pomelle Sapele.   Too much figure?  I don't think so. …
The Tree and Fort Ross Ukulele

The Tree and Fort Ross Ukulele - Sold

This is The Tree and Fort Ross Ukulele. It's All About the Wood Body:  My last set of sausage curl "The Tree" mahogany.  This is a single piece back set.  I'm practicing for  two more builds with the tortoise curl and book match. …
Burl Wood Tenor Ukulele

Burl Wood Tenor Ukulele - Sold

Here's the latest, the Burl Wood Tenor Ukulele. It's All About the Wood Body:  I seriously had to do this!  I've had my eye on this Brown, Australian Mallee Burl for about 3 years.  It hadn't sold because it was a little on the pricey…
Double Puka Double Curly Ukulele

Double Puka Double Curly Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

Out on the Saturday mail is this new Double Puka Double Curly Ukulele. This is a standard tenor shape. It's All About the Wood Body:  all curly Koa.  This set of wood was purchased by the client.  Good eye, good taste! Binding: …
Blond Bubinga and Cedar Tenor Ukulele

Blond Bubinga and Cedar Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

This is the Blond Bubinga and Cedar Tenor Ukulele--the mate to the Pomelle and Swiss ukulele two posts ago. It's All About The Wood Body:  Blond figured Bubinga.  I'm calling this figure "paisley" for lack of better terminology.  Whatever,…
New Tenor Ukulele New Wood

New Tenor Ukulele New Wood - Custom Build-Sold

New Tenor Ukulele New Wood. It's all about the wood! Back and Sides:  Pomelle Sapele with curly mango back strip.  I've been trying to find this wood for a couple of years and recently lucked upon a new supplier back east.  Me so lucky!!!!…
All Mahogany Tenor Ukulele

All Mahogany Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

After all the instruments that I have made, I've finally made and All Mahogany Tenor Ukulele. The Woods Body and Sound Board:  Jaguar scratch (that's what we are calling the figure) Honduran Mahogany.  I only wish that my pictures were…
Blond Double Puka Ukulele

Blond Double Puka Ukulele - Sold

I just got strings on this Blond Double Puka Ukulele. The Woods Body:  curly, blond Koa.  Gotta love this look in Koa.  I don't find much "blond" for sure and it is my favorite koa color. Binding:  curly Hawaiian Mango with maple/black…
Guam and Mango Ukulele

Guam and Mango Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

This is the Guam and Mango Ukulele. The Theme It's a Guam thing.  The headstock and fretboard inlays and laser cut pictograph are definitely important to this new owner.  Yes he is from Guam. The Woods Body:  Hawaiian Mango.  I love…