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Ukulele Woods

Ukulele Woods

I'm working, but with the holidays, the weather and such production has been bit slow.  If you are curious about current projects please check my Instagram page.  Here are a few comments about instrument woods. The Tree Ah, the mystery of…
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…
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…
Elegant Pineapple Ukulele

Elegant Pineapple Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

This Elegant Pineapple Ukulele left the shop yesterday. It's All About the Wood Body:  Curly Claro Walnut. Sound Board:  Ancient Sitka Spruce with Tahitian Black MOP purfling.  Waste not, want not--or so they say.  I have this…
Black White and Tamarind Ukulele

Black White and Tamarind Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

Black and White Ebony all the way. Well Almost.  This is the Black White and Tamarind Ukulele and it's a looker. It's All About the Wood Body:  Asian Black and White Ebony.  This is the last of my stash of black and white ebony. …
Mr. Pineapple Tenor Ukulele

Mr. Pineapple Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

Note:  I'm still having problems with post mail.  The last 5 instruments posted are on my website "news".  Thanks for being patient. Mr. Pineapple Tenor Ukulele.   What can I say.  Gotta have fun! It's all about the wood. Body: …
Baritone Ukulele Madness

Baritone Ukulele Madness - Custom Build-Sold

Mail Service Update:  A change in service has eliminated the last 4 posts being mailed to you.  If you're interested please use the website "news" for a review.  Thank you. I told Pepe Romero that this year was Baritone Ukulele Madness…
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…