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Marble Curl Koa Ukulele

Marble Curl Koa Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

First, my apologies for these photos--I tried and Google isn't helping!  They just don't do this instrument justice.  And, I haven't been out-of-action only overwhelmed with builds starting the first of the year.  Now, I am finally starting…
Curly Koa Curly Maple Tenor Ukulele

Curly Koa Curly Maple Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

The latest instrument to receive strings is this Curly Koa Curly Maple Tenor Ukulele--a Canadian request.   The Woods Body:  Classic color Curly Koa all around. Neck:  Honduran Mahogany with carbon truss rod and curly…
Krazy Koa Kimo Tenor Ukulele

Krazy Koa Kimo Tenor Ukulele - Sold

I just got strings on this new puppy.  This is the Krazy Koa Kimo Tenor Ukulele. The Woods Body:  Hawaiian curly Koa.  I'd like to think that I build with some of the most unusual looking woods in the industry.  I believe that this…
Little Brown Gal Concert Ukulele

Little Brown Gal Concert Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

Here's a project started early on in 2021 and finally finished.  This is the Little Brown Gal Concert Ukulele. The Woods Body:  Hawaiian Curly Koa with minor spalting. Neck:  Croatian Mappa Burl with internal carbon truss rod. Finger…
Compression Koa Curly Mango Super Tenor Ukulele

Compression Koa Curly Mango Super Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build

Here's a new custom request.   This is the Compression Koa Curly Mango Super Tenor Ukulele. The Woods Body:  Compression curl Koa. Binding:  Curly Hawaiian Mango with white/black fiber purfling accents. Rosette:  Curly…
Curly Curly Koa Super Tenor Ukulele

Curly Curly Koa Super Tenor Ukulele - Sold

I'm trying to keep at least one all Koa instrument in the build schedule now at all times.  This is another "builders choice" that just got snatched up for a Christmas gift.  This is the Curly Curly Koa Super Tenor Ukulele.  I think I could…
Claro Walnut and Cedar Tenor Ukulele

Claro Walnut and Cedar Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

Another week and another uke.  This is the Claro Walnut and Cedar Tenor Ukulele.   The Story Well, this build was a request by a talented young violinist in the area.  He definitely had a vision in mind for the ukulele since…
Hoe Wa'a Koa Tenor Ukulele

Hoe Wa’a Koa Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

You might suspect a theme here.  This is the second tenor ukulele for my paddling brahs up in the Bay Area.  This is the Hoe Wa'a Koa Tenor Ukulele. The Woods Body:  Curly Koa custom picked by client.  After looking at at least a dozen…
Sinker Redwood and The Tree Tenor Ukulele

Sinker Redwood and The Tree Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

This is the Sinker Redwood and The Tree Tenor Ukulele. The Woods Soundboard:  This is the second of my " TheTree" experiments.  On the first I used Swiss Moon Spruce as the sound board.  For this one, I selected a Sinker Redwood for…
The Pohaku Tenor Ukulele

The Pohaku Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

This is The Pohaku Tenor Ukulele. It's all about the wood The body and sound board:  all curly Koa. The Binding:  all curly Koa with sea foam green and black fiber purfling. The Accent Woods and Rosette:  all curly Koa. The…