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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…
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…
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…

Red Woods Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

Guess I'm still in my guitar mode.  Here's a new instrument with a lot of red woods, a guitar "J" shape and a guitar-like look.  This is the Red Woods Tenor Ukulele.   It's my super tenor model. The Sound Board is the darkest piece…
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…
every note a love song

Every Note A Love Song - Custom Build

Delivered last weekend is this new Tenor Ukulele--Every Note A Love Song. This is the tribute ukulele for the family of the individual who was responsible for the salvage of the pier piling fir from the Navy Base in San Diego.  Rather…
birseye maple tenor ukulele

Birdseye Maple Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build-Sold

The eyes have it!  This is a Birdseye Maple Tenor Ukulele. I know that you've seen this sound board material before and you're going to see it again four more times at least.  This is the Pier Piling Douglas Fir from San Diego Bay. …

Paua Moon Koa Tenor Ukulele - Sold at Hale Ukulele

Here's a peek at a new delivery to Hale Ukulele  this coming week.  This is the Paua Moon Koa Tenor Ukulele. Ric asked for an all Koa standard tenor with a bit of bling.  On this ukulele there is Paua purfling with blue fiber accents, and…
koa lovers tenor ukulele

Koa Lovers Tenor Ukulele - Sold at Hale Ukulele

This new instrument is a Koa Lovers Tenor Ukulele. I love a perfectly matched set of wood but I also like a little variety.  Here I'm using thee different looks of culy Koa wood for the main components of the body. You know,  trying…
your basic super tenor ukulele

Your Basic Super Tenor Ukulele - Custom Build

Your Basic Super Tenor Ukulele--Hah!  This instrument is built with the rarish and seldom seen Black and White Ebony. AND, the Sound Board is the uncommon Swiss Moon Spruce but with bearclaw figure.  This is about as figured as I've…