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Blond and Blue Tenor Ukulele
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Blond and Blue Tenor Ukulele - For Sale $1550

This is my latest "Builder's Choice" instrument.  I'm calling it the Blond and Blue Tenor Ukulele.  This is a standard tenor shape.   The Woods Back and Sides:  Central American  Primavera.  This is a new wood for me.  I've…
My Kahiko Double Puka Ukulele

My Kahiko Double Puka Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

My Kahiko Double Puka Ukulele is #1 in my builders choice collection of ukulele. The Back Story All luthiers have their secret stash of wood saved for that special build.  Me too.  When I get the opportunity I pull out some of the wood…
The Tree and Swiss Tenor Ukulele

The Tree and Swiss Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build

The Tree and Swiss Tenor Ukulele is the latest to get strings. The Woods Back and Sides:  The back story on "The Tree" wood is that this Central American Mahogany came into the States in the 80's.  The log was cut with half going…
Ancient Black and White Ebony Ukulele

Ancient Black and White Ebony Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

I wasn't quite sure how to name this one so I am using the highlights as the title.  This is the Ancient Black and White Ebony Ukulele. The Highlights The Soundboard is another piece of the Alaskan Ancient Spruce.  About 3000 years old or…
Deep Blue Sea Ukulele

Deep Blue Sea Ukulele - Sold

Sometimes ya just gotta try something new.  Here's another effort at staining quilt maple.  This is the Deep Blue Sea Ukulele. Back Story I've always said that I don't do stains, bleeds, sunbursts etcetera in order to allow the natural…
Koa and Honu Super Tenor Ukulele

Koa and Honu Super Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

The Koa and Honu Super Tenor Ukulele has wood purchased and provided by the client.  I'd say he has a pretty good eye for that classic Hawaiian  look. The Woods Lately I've done a lot of ukes with more traditional tonewoods for the sound…
African Queen Super Tenor Ukulele

African Queen Super Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

Black and tan, this is the African Queen Super Tenor Ukulele. The Woods I've had this super cool set of West African Ebony for about 6 years or so.  It came from the old Allied Luthiers in NorCal and is a broken guitar set.   I love…
hawaiian concert cutie ukulele

Hawaiian Concert Cutie Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

This is the latest out of the shop, a Hawaiian Concert Cutie Ukulele--with an Icelandic flair. The Woods It is build with Koa.  Koa, and more Koa. It's a long neck concert with a Tasmanian Blackwood neck. This blackwood is bit…
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…
koa tenor pineapple ukulele madness

Koa Tenor Pineapple Ukulele Madness - Sold

I felt the need to have at least one Koa Pineapple Ukulele on stock since I've made a lot in Mango lately.  Here's the Koa Tenor Pineapple Ukulele Madness just finished. Yes, all Koa.  I even added a curly blond sapwood Koa for the…