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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…
port orford cedar and claro walnut ukulele

Port Orford Cedar and Claro Walnut Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

Here's the latest instrument to leave the shop. This is a Port Orford Cedar and Claro Walnut Ukulele.  A custom Super Tenor shape. This project was proposed with the client researching and purchasing the woods for the ukulele.  After…

Koa Moon Super Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

This is the Koa Moon Super Tenor Ukulele. Where's the Moon you ask.  Well, the sound board is Swiss Moon Spruce.  Did I mention that it was BearClaw? The back and sides are curly Hawaiian Koa from Hearne Hardwoods. The…
earthtone cedar and ambrosia maple tenor ukulele

Earthtone Cedar and Ambrosia Maple Tenor Ukulele - Sold

Here's the newest instrument to get strings.  It is an Earthtone Cedar and Ambrosia Maple Tenor Ukulele.  It is a standard tenor shape. This is only the second time I have used Earthtone Cedar from Alaska Specialty Woods.  Brent, the…
koa and pier piling fir ukulele

Koa and Pier Piling Fir Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

This is #3 in the Pier Piling build--a Koa and Pier Piling Fir Ukulele.  This one is a super tenor shape like #1. I purchased this lovely set of Koa from Notable Woods in the Pacific Northwest maybe 6 years ago.  I know, you're asking,…
spalted tamarind and fir tenor ukulele

Spalted Tamarind and Fir Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

A Spalted Tamarind and Fir Tenor Ukulele?  Yup, that's what was requested.   I think it must be a "dare to be different" thing.  This is #2 of the the "Four" 100 year old Pier Piling Douglas Fir instruments--a standard tenor. Tamarind…

Quilt and Curl Super Tenor Ukulele - Sold

Aloha 2021!  First of the year is this Quilt and Curl Super Tenor Ukulele. I'm still exploring different possibilities here using some unusual compression curl Koa wood and some silvery, quilt Maple wood.  You know I like them both. The…

Last Ukulele 2020 - Custom Build

Happy New Year Y'all!  Here is the Last Ukulele 2020--well, not the last build but the last completed instrument of the year.  It is a concert sized uke with a standard concert scale, a standard depth and volume custom build for a special…