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Double Up and Catch Up!

For some odd reason there seems to be a renewed interest in double sound hole and asymmetric sound hole instruments.  After the rapid sale of the last double puka tenor, I quickly got to work on another.   This instrument is a new Koa wood…

Back in the saddle again–yee haw!

So with multiple moves and all I  haven't been get'in with it lately.  Still been busy though.  Here's a new custom instrument for a client that wanted only California woods.  The back is Monterey cypress, the sides are Sycamore, the sound…

How many sound holes: Part 2

Okay, there is no empirical data that supports the design of the modern ukulele or guitar--especially when it comes to sound hole placement, or number of sound holes.  So do you prefer traditional design are can you live with some of the alternative…

Double Puka Sound Hole

Here's a new instrument that can be seen at Surfy Surfy (www.surfysurfy.net) in Leucadia, California.  It is my Kahiko design ukulele exhibiting a double puka sound hole.  The bracing is on the light side and reflects the narrow waist and…