Here are a couple of the new ukes from the latest batch.
Rosette design for "The Bee".
This is a curly walnut back for "The Bee", which will be a Low-G Tenor ukulele for my daughter.
Here is a Macassar Ebony back in the go-bar deck.
A Cocobolo back for Andy's "guitalele", which I would rather call a soprano guitar. It will have six strings, tuned up a fifth. We are going to use a 19" scale on this instrument.
Cat not included...
This is a Low G Tenor. Western Red Cedar top, Dalbergia Granadillo back and sides, Mother-of-Pearl rosette, peg head inlay and marker dots, ebony peg head veneer, fingerboard and bridge. Played by Kimo Hussey at the 2014 Guild of American Luthiers convention. It has a big, warm sound and projects nicely. This instrument is FOR SALE. $1600 w/ tweed hard case. Please email me for details.
Here's a recently completed commission. Rare spalted fiddleback koa. I'd love to find more of this wood, but haven't seen any besides the set I used on this one.
New blog posts will happen here. I'm still trying to figure out how to migrate the whole blog here, but it's been slow going. If anyone can help, I could use your advice...