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Bonzer!

This amber/golden wood is Narra (a pterocarpus species)  from northern Australia and Southeast Asia.  It is rarely  seen here in the US and even more rare to be used for a musical instrument.  The tap tone is very similar to rosewood…

Not Another Maple Ukulele!

I don't know, I just can't resist.  I've had the opportunity to build some "shop" instruments and decided to do another maple/sitka combination.  ALSO, the latest run of instruments have all been strung up with Jason Arimoto's PHD, low "G"…