Custom Baritone Ukulele Construction - Granadillo Sinker Redwood pg 2
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Features: Baritone body style, granadillo back and sides, figured sinker redwood top, mahogany neck, side soundport, ebony fretboard and bridge, cocobolo binding and headplate, Paua abalone rosette, Grover sta-tite tuners, slotted headstock
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Tenor Ukulele Construction
We believe there really is something magical about the combination of Brazilian rosewood and redwood for a ukulele and our customers agree. Jay is currently working on the first of two separate custom tenor ukulele orders that marry these two amazing woods. While each features a unique set of design elements (inlay, tuners, binding, etc) to fit its owner, the foundation of two stellar woods is a sure winner.
We'll be posting the progress of the following tenor ukulele construction in the days and weeks to come. Watch magic unfold ...
Custom Ukulele Review by Craig Turner: Pau Ferro Tenor.
We've got the best customers in the world! Honestly, each and every one is a delight to work with, inspires us to do our finest work and brightens our day.
Here is an example: When custom ukulele owner Craig Turner shared the following review of his brand new pau ferro tenor ukulele with the educated forum participants of the Ukulele Underground we were over-the-top excited. Craig actually drove 4 or so hours to the shop the day we met him. He was coming to learn more about our ukuleles with the thought in the back of his mind of having...
Handmade Brazilian Rosewood Tenor Ukulele with a Curly Redwood Top
Jake Shimabukuro likes to say, "If everyone played the ukulele the world would be a better place." Take one look at and listen to this beauty and you'll have to agree!
Features: Brazilian rosewood back and sides, curly redwood top, ebony fretboard, bridge and binding, Mother of Pearl rosette
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Pau Ferro Tenor Ukulele with a Sinker Redwood Top
Features: Pau Ferro back and sides, Sinker Redwood Top, Pau Abalone Rosette, Ebony fretboard and bridge, Cocobolo binding
.. Like many custom uke buyers, I wanted something different in my tenor uke. I sent Jay some sound clips of ukes I liked and I have to say he delivered. I enjoy picking/strumming, jazz and Hawaiian, and wanted an instrument that gave balance and clarity among all strings. This uke has it, big time. I was amazed at how clean the uke could sound; my wife instantly heard the difference, noting how distinctive it was compared...
Jake Shimabukuro Asheville NC
Peace, Love, Ukulele
In celebration of the new year, the release of a new album by ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro and his upcoming concert in Asheville, NC, (Tickets now on sale!) here is some fun ...
YouTube: Jake shares holiday wishes and a smoking piece from his new album
Jake Shimabukuro photo by Hisashi Uchida, courtesy of www.jakeshimabukuro.com
"If everyone played the ukulele, the world would be a better place." - Jake
We'll be there - hope to see one and all!
December 19th, 2010 in the shop ...
The latest custom ukulele, a Pau Ferro & Sinker Redwood Tenor, is coming along nicely and what a tap-tone!
Jay has just strung up Mike Gossin's custom guitar. When you see and hear this finished instrument (after it has been delivered this week) you'll know why I am simply short on words to describe this latest Lichty Guitar.
You can see all the build pictures here.
We're shipping out a Sinker Redwood Tenor Ukulele to a happy customer just in time for Christmas!
Custom Pau Ferro Ukulele Construction
New Custom Ukulele is one of latest projects in the Lichty Guitars' Shop
Craig Turner traveled many miles, many hours, to meet with Jay at the shop. We are so glad he made the trip.He is a ukulele player, a collector and a delightful person. He also has great taste in wood! Jay has just begun Craig's custom tenor ukulele which is being crafted out of Pau Ferro and Sinker Redwood. It is already quite a gem …
Sinker Redwood Ukulele Treasure
Sinker Redwood Tenor Ukulele: Back, sides and top Sinker Redwood, Curly Koa binding, shell inlay, Bubinga fretboard.
To understand how excited we are about this latest Lichty Ukulele you'll need to know a bit of the background that led up to an instrument that has knocked our socks off.
The story of the Sinker Redwoods is a story of surprise and of reclamation. For years no one even knew that some of the biggest, greatest redwood trees, felled by hand more than a century ago, sank on their float trip down the river to the mill....
Internationally acclaimed ukulele master Kimo Hussey will be giving concerts and ukulele playing workshops in the Carolinas in early November. First stop - a workshop in Asheville Nov. 6th. Learn more ...